Dan McLaughlin

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2012

    The Allen Craig Show: It's Better than the Albert Pujols Hour of Power

    Allen Craig is good at the baseball. We already knew that, of course; he's hitting home runs at a pace of roughly one every 13.5 plate appearances and owns an OPS of 1.046. For his career, that home run pace is one every 18.5 PAs; his wOBA last season was .399, and this year it's .431. Allen Cr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2012

    The Best -- And Worst -- Of Baseball Broadcasting

    ​The noted sabermetric site Fangraphs recently did something a little unusual for such a hardcore stat-oriented website. They ranked baseball's television broadcasting teams. And while I might have expected them to come up with a statistic or formula to express the quality -- or lack thereof -- of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2012

    Repeat DUI Arrestee Dan McLaughlin Keeps Job as Cardinals Broadcaster

    ​Good news, sports fans. The glory days of baseball broadcasting -- when a commentator could be forgiven for a bit of misbehavin' -- are alive and well. Why's that? Because this week Fox Sports Midwest announced it will retain Cardinals play-by-play broadcaster Dan McLaughlin for the 2012 season. ... More >>

  • News

    December 29, 2011
  • Blogs

    November 17, 2011

    Dan McLaughlin: Broadcaster Too Drunk to Open Car Door During 2nd DWI

    McLaughlin's mugshot for his September 2011 DWI.​Cardinals broadcaster Dan McLaughlin was too drunk to open the door to his SUV when arrested for a DWI September 25 -- his second such charge in just over a year. According to the police report for the most recent DWI, McLaughlin didn't have his dri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2011

    Dan McLaughlin: Police Report Suggests He Wet His Pants, Name-Dropped Job in First DWI

    McLaughlin's mugshot for his August 2010 DWI.​Cardinals' announcer Dan McLaughlin is fighting for his career after getting his second DWI in a little over a year last month. Both arrests occurred in Chesterfield, and the police report from that first DUI in August 2010 paints a very unflattering p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2011

    Dan McLaughlin: Broadcaster's Fate Sealed After 2nd DWI Arrest

    ​Mark my words. Dan McLaughlin's career is finito in St. Louis. That's a shame. He was a decent broadcaster, but that's just the way it is. He will not survive his latest PR blunder, and he has no one to blame but himself.On Sunday night, the 37-year-old McLaughlin was arrested for driving under t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2010

    Dan McLaughlin Pleads Guilty to Drunk Driving; Settles Daily RFT Poll

    ​Well, that settles that. Yesterday an attorney for Cardinals' television broadcaster Dan McLaughlin confirmed his client was driving under the influence when he was pulled over on Highway 40 in Chesterfield last August. McLaughlin has been placed on two-year probation and already completed commun ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2010

    Dan McLaughlin: Wasted or Not? [MUGSHOT]

    ​So, Fox Sports Midwest broadcaster Dan McLaughlin is due in court today for a hearing regarding his August arrest on suspicion of drunk driving. McLaughlin was driving down Highway 40 when Chesterfield police pulled him over in response to a 911 call for an erratic driver. McLaughlin, the play-by ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2009

    Dan 'n Al Forever, Apparently

    ​So it looks as if Al Hrabosky will continue to pollute the airwaves for at least one more season. He is apparently close to signing a deal with Fox Sports Midwest to once again broadcast games alongside Dan McLaughlin for the 2010 season. Thus the circle remains unbroken, and we are all forced to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2009

    Cardinals' Dan McLaughlin is Baseball's Second-Biggest Blabbermouth

    Last August, the ever-brooding Jeff Kent, finishing out his career with the Los Angeles Dodgers, threw one of his patented hissy fits when a Los Angeles Times columnist had the temerity to suggest that Manny Ramirez's arrival had helped Kent raise his batting average by twenty points. Wikiped ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2009

    Drunkards vs. Druggers: Who is Ass Clown of the Week?

    ​Drugs and alcohol make people do stupid, shameful things. Question is, which of these Ass Clowns pulled the dumbest stunt this week? 1. Melanie Velasco: The Jefferson County mother made headlines back in May when authorities found a sandwich bag full of meth in some children's clothes she donated ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2009

    How to Hate Dan and Al Even More

    You know, it's really easy to rag on Al Hrabosky and Dan McLaughlin. You're probably waiting on a but, aren't you? Well, there isn't one. I'm just stating a fact. It's easy to rag on Dan and Al, mostly because they're terrible at their jobs. Even when I agree with one of them, as in Hrabosky's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2009

    Broadcasters Go Above and Beyond for Managers

    McLaughlin, left, Hrobosky, right.Good announcers, big homers.If you watched last night's mind-numbing display of pitching changes by Cardinals manager Tony La Russa, you know how I feel.Worst of all, though, was the commentary I was forced to listen to from the boys in the booth. Cardinals broadcas ... More >>

  • Music

    June 11, 2003

    Triple Play

    Local college station KCLC-FM proves that adult album alternative radio doesn't have to suck

  • Best of St. Louis

    September 26, 2001

    Best Sports Broadcast Personality

    Skip Erwin
    WGNU (920 AM)