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Bill Webb, Tailor of TV Baseball Excitement, Dies at 70

Bill Webb, whose direction of baseball broadcasts nationally for Fox Sports and locally for the Mets featured exceptional anticipation and rapid camera cuts to heighten tension, died on Tuesday in Morristown, N.J. He was 70.

His wife, Cynthia, said that the cause was complications of cancer.

As a director at Fox and for SNY, the local cable home of the Mets, Webb made split-second decisions as he stitched the narrative of a game from live action, replays and graphics on dozens of scr

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