Joe Castiglione bounces back on broadcast after battle with spicy potato chips

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Joe Castiglione can’t be denied.

The Red Sox Hall of Fame broadcaster has been forced to fend off various distractions throughout his career, including having to complete a momentous radio call after Andrew Benintendi’s catch in Game 4 of the 2018 American League Championship Series.

Despite falling out of his chair, Castiglione didn’t miss a beat.

During Sunday afternoon’s Red Sox radio broadcast in North Port, Fla., Castiglione was faced with another challenge … overcoming an ill-timed dose of Old Bay seasoning.

After partaking in some Utz “Crab Chips” that spring training broadcast partner Rob Bradford had passed along, the spice hit Castiglione at a most inopportune time during the second inning. The legendary broadcaster’s vocal cords were under attack …

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