PRESS RELEASE – The Clinton LumberKings have named Erik Oas as the new “Radio Voice” of LumberKings baseball for the 2017 season. Continue reading
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IFC’s ‘Brockmire’ to Begin Shooting Soon at Macon’s Luther Williams Field
A 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.
Filed under Human Interest, Media, Promotions & Entertainment
Loons Broadcaster Stepping Down
PRESS RELEASE – Brad Golder, the radio broadcast voice of the Great Lakes Loons since the team’s inception, is stepping down as the team’s play-by-play announcer to pursue other opportunities. Continue reading
The Only ‘Voice of the Bees’ Since 1994 to Call 3,000th Game Tuesday
PRESS RELEASE – Veteran radio broadcaster Steve Klauke will announce his 3,000th game for the Salt Lake Bees on Tuesday afternoon at Smith’s Ballpark when the Bees play the Nashville Sounds. Entering today’s game, Klauke will have called 2,999 of a possible 3,009 games in franchise history. Continue reading
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Tobs Hire Former Catcher, Pump Jacks Voice as New Broadcaster
PRESS RELEASE – As per usual there will be plenty of new faces around Fleming Stadium this summer, and in addition to the new faces there will be a new voice; the Tobs announced today that Jake Donnelly will be the new Director of Broadcasting for the 2014 season. Continue reading
Mets to Honor Legendary Broadcaster with Jersey Patch
The New York Mets will wear a patch on the right sleeve of their jerseys in honor of Hall of Famer and legendary Mets broadcaster Ralph Kiner, who died on Feb. 6 at the age of 91. The patch features a microphone with “Ralph Kiner” over it and “1922-2014” at the bottom. Read more here. View patch on jersey sleeve here. Thanks to John Cerone for the link.
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Longtime Broadcaster Memorialized at Petco Park
A memorial service was held Saturday at Petco Park for Jerry Coleman, who served as broadcaster for the San Diego Padres for four decades. Coleman, 89, died Jan. 5. He won four World Series titles with the New York Yankees and was the only major leaguer who saw combat in both World War II and Korea, flying a combined 120 missions as a Marine Corps pilot. Read more here.
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