Radio: Through the Field Glasses

Baseball, television's pride & joy, attracts TV's biggest summer audiences. But one entertainment critic believes that the fans are not getting their money's worth. Last week Variety rapped television for the "mediocre job" it has been doing on baseball, charged that TV camera directors were "missing ten or more plays a game," and complained that "the Fancy Dan at the controls is more interested in camera techniques than baseball; hence his incessant camera switching (changes of view) and his endless parade of closeups, murder to those interested in the game." Variety called the...

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