I have noticed -- as readers of this blog certainly have, too -- that nothing else gets the response that posts about local sports talk radio do.
Anything about Anita Marks, Steve Davis, Nestor Aparicio, et al., draws the most attention and by far the most comments.
(You could say I'm broaching this subject in a transparent attempt to drive up my page views, and I wouldn't argue with you. But first I'd put you on hold while I discuss Jim Leonhard's signing by the Jets with Jimmy from Joppa.)
Why is that? Far more of you watch sports on television than listen to people talk about it on the radio.
The answer is how you feel connected to that voice offering up the news and views. Most of us listen to the radio alone while driving in our cars. Depending on the length of your commute, that's a good chunk of time each day spent with the radio personalities. It's as if Jerry Coleman were sitting in your passenger seat on the way home. (He should at least chip in for gas, shouldn't he?)