Originally Posted by thomas35forever
Actually, I just watched Catching Hell again today and they pointed out that the radio was on a seven-second delay. By the time the pitch was even delivered on the broadcast, the play was already over. Bartman had no warning other than the ball heading in his direction.
And if your immediate instinct is to get out of the way of that ball, I applaud your quick wits.
WGN and WSCR do not run, to my knowledge, delays on the radio broadcasts for baseball. WMVP did not either.