Bill Macatee (born November 17, 1955) is an American sports broadcaster who has worked for NBC Sports, CBS Sports and the Tennis Channel. In 1982, Macatee began his network sports broadcasting career with NBC….where he was the youngest network sportscaster in the industry. With NBC Sports, he covered a wide range of events including Wimbledon….the Super Bowl….the Rose Bowl….and the World Series. He also hosted NBC’s Major League Baseball Game of the Week pre-game show for 4 years….as seen in this video herewith….plus numerous events for the network’s sports anthology show, NBC Sportsworld. Additionally, Macatee served as the sports correspondent for the Today Show….and sports anchor for NBC News at Sunrise and Sunday Today. He also co-anchored the syndicated show USA Today on TV.
In this video, Macatee provides the viewing audience with highlights of memorable moments in Major League Baseball during the week before the All Star break…..which include St Louis Cardinals OF Vince Coleman making a historic double steal…..as he stole his 73rd base just midway through the season…. along with some “botched plays” involving players and umpires….plus Tigers P Jack Morris’ reaction to a low flying jet over the ballpark….which are really funny and worth watching.