Philly Pressbox Radio Class of 2017 Hall of Fame Broadcaster Ballot

Bill Furman Articles

    VOTING HAS ENDED!! Thanks to all that participated Philly Pressbox Radio Roundtable recently elected our 4th Hall of Fame class. The first three vote getters as selected by the fans were Roller Derby Hall of Famer Judy Arnold, Hockey Hall of Famer Mark Howe and Basketball Hall of Famer Moses Malone. Chet selected Phillies standout Dick Allen and …

Judy, Judy, Judy… (Chet’s Take, 8-3-17)

Chet Chesko Articles

On our latest weekly show, we announced the results of our 4th Annual Philly Pressbox Radio Hall of Fame voting, unveiling the five new inductees for 2017. There were 15 retired players on the ballot, with the top three in fan balloting over the past week earning automatic entry to our (just-for-fun) Hall, before Bill Furman and I each named …

2017 Philly Pressbox Radio Roundtable 4th Annual Hall of Fame Ballot

Bill Furman Articles

***VOTING IS NOW CLOSED*** Welcome to the 4th Annual Philly Pressbox Radio Roundtable Hall of Fame ballot. As a review, in 2014 we elected the following players: Chuck Bednarik, Steve VanBuren and Reggie White of the Eagles; Mike Schmidt, Steve Carlton and Robin Roberts of the Phillies; Bobby Clarke and Bernie Parent of the Flyers; and Wilt Chamberlain and Julius …

Happy 3rd Birthday to Us! (Chet’s Take, 4-26-17)

Chet Chesko Articles

Can you believe it? It’s our birthday this week! Yes, the Philly Pressbox Radio Roundtable made its debut on April 30, 2014, with “sports junkie” Kevin McClure joining Bill Furman and yours truly on that very first show, and we’re now turning 3 years old.  Since that first episode, we’ve done more than 130 shows, having welcomed about 55 different …

A NEEDED BREAK FOR FLYERS (CHET’S TAKE, 1/18/17)

Chet Chesko Articles

Admit it: You didn’t know there was such a thing as a bye week in the NHL. (Guilty as charged on this end.) It turns out the five-day “bye week” was part of the most recent negotiation with the NHL Players’ Association. Anyway, the break arrived at the perfect time for a Flyers team that has struggled mightily in recent …