In the Blue Jays booth with Jerry Howarth: ALDS Game 5

Jose Bautista celebrates his now-legendary home run + bat flip in Toronto's Game 5 ALDS win. (Nathan Denette/CP)

You don’t score more than 7,000 ball games without making a few changes to your style over the years. For Jerry Howarth, now heading into his 35th season calling Blue Jays games, it’s all about finding ways to add more detail to his card, and, ultimately, the broadcast.

Jerry’s scorecard for Game 5 of the ALDS between the Blue Jays and Texas Rangers chronicles everything from Marcus Stroman’s fielding to Jose Bautista’s bat flip home run. Hover over the annotations below to hear some of Jerry’s calls from the game plus explanations of how he uses his scoresheet to document the game in such vivid detail.