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Yes, Doc Emrick calling a Pittsburgh Pirates game was great

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PITTSBURGH - JUNE 03: In honor of his induction in the Hockey Hall of Fame, broadcaster Mike “Doc” Emrick throws out the ceremonial first pitch prior to the game between the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Houston Astros on June 3, 2008 at the PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

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Here’s something that makes sense even if you didn’t necessarily see it coming: Bob Costas and Mike “Doc” Emrick sound great together.

NHL on NBC’s beloved announcer got to live a dream on Friday, as Emrick called a Pittsburgh Pirates game.

Costas and Emrick covered the game for MLB Network, capturing the moment of Josh Bell’s first hit: shared a few other clips, while has even more.

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There was one additional bonus for Doc, too: his Pirates beat the Chicago Cubs 8-4.