Chris Wheeler

From BR Bullpen

Chris Wheeler (born August 9, 1945 in Philadelphia, PA) has been a broadcaster for the Philadelphia Phillies since 1977. His broadcasting partners often call him "Wheels". His listeners often call him "Worthless". He is one of the few color-commentators in Major League Baseball who never played professional baseball.

An informative website has been created to document his distinctive broadcasting style: The Chris Wheeler Glossary .

Further Reading[edit]

  • Chris Wheeler, as told to Hal Gullan: View from the Booth: Four Decades with the Phillies, Camino Books, Philadelphia, PA, 2010.