The final episode on August 29 was interrupted or not shown in some parts of the country due to local baseball telecasts.
Dizzy Dean did it on baseball telecasts.
It was during a Little League telecast in the 1950s that the centerfield camera, now a staple of all baseball telecasts, was first used.
ESPN2's baseball telecasts have averaged 704,000 households, an increase of 34% over 2005's 525,000.
For the first time, a separate company would be created to sell advertising on baseball telecasts.
By May, they should be ready for Fox's baseball telecasts.
He was also hired by ESPN to work some of that network's baseball telecasts.
Joe Buck, now the lead voice of Fox's baseball telecasts, is considered a prime candidate to replace Summerall in the 2002 season.
Its playoff games have crushed CBS's baseball telecasts.
Fox's baseball telecasts, including the San Francisco Giants' first visit to Yankee Stadium in 40 years, rated a 3.7, down from 3.8 last year.