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IFC’s ‘Brockmire’ to Begin Shooting Soon at Macon’s Luther Williams Field

IFC LogoA film crew is scheduled to begin shooting a new TV series in Macon (GA) next week, and historic Luther Williams Field will play a key role.  The series, called  Brockmire, is about a famed but fallen Major League Baseball announcer, played by actor Hank Azaria, who is trying to revive his career after an embarrassing on-air meltdown.  Actress Amanda Peet will also star in the series.  Read more here.  Thanks to Joe DeLeonard for the news.

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Fielders Announcer Slams Ownership, Quits On Air

Lake County Fielders play-by-play announcer Qumar Zaman quit his gig while broadcasting live, after complaining about not getting paid.  Before giving the final finger to the Fielders, he slammed the team’s ownership and stood up for the players, coaches, front office staff, and fans, who he felt had been given the shaft.  Listen to Zaman’s diatribe and resignation here.

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