Joe Castiglione finalist for Frick Award

Joe Castiglione, the radio voice of the Red Sox for the last 30 years, is one of 10 finalists for the Hall of Fame’s Ford Frick award for broadcasting excellence.

The winner will be announced on Dec. 11 at the Winter Meetings and will be honored in Cooperstown, N.Y., on July 26, 2014 as part of Hall of Fame induction weekend. Voting will be conducted by a 20-member electorate, comprised of the 16 living Frick Award recipients and five broadcast historians/columnists.

The other finalists are Jacques Doucet, Ken Harrelson, Bill King, Duane Kuiper, Eric Nadel, Eduardo Ortega, Mike Shannon, Dewayne Staats and Pete van Wieren.

All broadcasters on the ballot, with the exception of King and van Wieren, are active. All the finalists except for King are living.

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