Quebec baseball legend Jacques Doucette Ford is one of ten finalists for the C. Frick Award, as given annually by the Hall of Fame.
This honor is given to an individual who has distinguished himself in the context of television or radio broadcasts of baseball games.
In addition to Duckett, who described Montreal Expos meetings on radio from 1972 to 2004, other successful candidates were Dave Campbell, Joe Castiglione, Gary Cohen, Tom Hamilton, Jerry Howarth, Pat Hughes, Ernie Johnson Sr., Duane Kuiper and Duane Kuiper. Steve Stone.
The winner of the prestigious award will be announced at Major League Baseball’s winter games next December in San Diego.
The associated ceremony will take place on July 22, 2023, in Cooperstown as part of a celebration honoring new members of the temple.
Doucet, 82, recently described his last career game on television. In 2020, he was inducted into the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame.
“It was a great adventure, I had a lot of fun, but it’s time to go home and rest. As they say, I think I’ve given enough to the office,” he later explained voice of the east,