The Big Talker 1210 extends rights deal with Phillies


CBS Radio’s The Big Talker 1210 WPHT and The Philadelphia Phillies announced an extension of their broadcast partnership for live play-by-play coverage of pre-season, regular season and post-season games.  The new agreement begins 2/11 with live coverage of the team’s spring training camp from Bright House Field in Clearwater, FL. 

The Phillies begin their quest to win the 2010 World Series 10/6 vs. the Cincinnati Reds at Citizens Bank Park.  Phillies hometown radio announcers Scott Franzke, Larry Andersen, Tom McCarthy, Chris Wheeler and Gary Matthews will call the action exclusively on The Big Talker throughout the Phillies playoff run.  The broadcasts will run simultaneously with the live television coverage.  Additionally, Phillies radio announcer Jim Jackson will host the pre- and post-game shows.