VIDEO: A Tribute to Bill Webb

Industry legend changed how television viewers watch baseball

Earlier this week, the sports-video industry lost an icon in legendary baseball TV director and Sports Broadcasting Hall of Famer Bill Webb. Few people have had a more significant impact on the look and style of baseball on television than Webb, who directed 17 World Series, 19 League Championship Series, and 18 All-Star Games in nearly four decades at the front bench, .

In this video tribute, narrated by Fox Sports play-by-play man Joe Buck, relive the storied career of one of the greatest directors of sports television, a man who was beloved by colleagues nationwide.

This tribute video was first screened during the 2016 Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame Ceremony on Dec. 13, 2016. For more information on the Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame, visit


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