Doc Emrick broadcasting a Pirates game is as cool as it sounds


Don’t worry, hockey fans, it doesn’t look like Mike “Doc” Emrick is leaving the sport for baseball.

It must be said, though, that once he “divorced himself from cheering,” Emrick’s velvety-smooth voice fit quite well with the Pittsburgh Pirates spring training action this week.

You can enjoy some highlights (including some winning banter about Doc’s playing days) in the¬†embed below.

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As Hardball Talk notes, Emrick is also expected to sit in for a while during the Pirates’ broadcast against the Boston Red Sox on March 9.