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…

My First Baseball Gig

I would love to tell you how Paul Stewart pitched tonight or what Bucky Jacobsen did at the plate. We can even speculate as to why manager Don Money didn’t use Jason Childers in relief. I could share all of that, but I would be talking about the 1998 Beloit Snappers, the Single-A affiliate of…

The Road

It’s safe to say that every time a friend or relative ask me if I will be with the Rangers on a road trip, I wish that I could be in that city. I don’t wish to be away from my family, but it’s just that I would like to visit with friends or family,…

Winding Down

This is one of the toughest times of the day. Winding down. It’s 11:37 at night. The radio postgame show ended on ESPN Dallas 103.3 FM at 10:57:15 inside the Captain Morgan Club at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington. I’m wide awake. Sportscasting is an adrenaline rush. It’s a high. And, it takes a while to…

The Passion

The Dallas-Fort Worth area is a baseball area. I would say it’s a baseball town, but you have to experience the area to know it’s not a town…it’s an area. A huge metroplex. There are five or six million people live here. Huge. And, it’s a baseball town. I mean, area. Why? When I arrived…