The MLB Broadcasting Lottery

I won the broadcasting lottery twice.  The first lottery win was in 2005 when I was hired to be the radio pre/post game show host of the Chicago White Sox.  I grew up a Sox fan, and the Sox won the World Series in 2005.  The second lottery win, and one could say this was…

The Ring

My heart was pounding with excitement.  The president was stopping by the radio booth.  Not George W. Bush who occasionally attends Rangers games, but Rangers team president, Nolan Ryan. Earlier in the day on Wednesday, April 11, John Blake, the Rangers executive vice president of communications, told me in the Rangers clubhouse that at 6…

My Broadcasting Evolution

On Tuesday night, I was the co-host of a 2-hour sports talk show on ESPN Dallas 103.3 FM.  It was ESPNDallas.com Live.  It’s not the first show that I have done, and it won’t be the last.  However, sometimes when I host shows I think about how I got to this point.   Let’s briefly review……

Geek Out on Baseball Info

I had a good talk with a neighbor tonight. He asked how I get my information on the Rangers. There are numerous ways, and there is a lot of information to absorb. Prepare yourself now to fully geek out on baseball knowledge. Now, proceed. First of all, Twitter is beyond helpful. I follow all the…