Mike Shannon among 10 Frick finalists

Mike Shannon among 10 Frick finalists

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ST. LOUIS - OCTOBER 14: Mike Shannon throws out the first pitch before game three of the NLCS between the New York Mets and the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium on October 14, 2006 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

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by AP

KMOV.com

Posted on October 10, 2012 at 7:06 AM

Updated Wednesday, Oct 10 at 10:53 AM

Longtime St. Louis Cardinals broadcaster Mike Shannon, Canadian announcer Jacques Doucet and radio pioneer Graham McNamee are among the 10 finalists for the Ford C. Frick Award.

The honor is presented by the Hall of Fame for excellence in baseball broadcasting. The finalists were announced Tuesday and the award will be presented at the winter meetings on Dec. 4.

Tim McCarver won the award last year.

The other finalists this year are Tom Cheek, Ken Coleman, John Gordon, Bill King, Eric Nadel, Eduardo Ortega and Dewayne Staats.

Cheek, King and Doucet were the top three in online voting by fans. The other seven were picked by a Hall research committee.

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