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Fox should go bold in replacing Tim McCarver

An all-baseball edition of the media notebook while wondering how long those famous beards will survive into the offseason:

 Fox Sports prides itself on being bold, and there’s a golden opportunity to do just that in replacing the departing-but-not-quite-retiring Tim McCarver as the lead baseball analyst. Unfortunately, there are strong indications it will be anything but in this opportunity to fill the position McCarver has held since 1996.

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