It’s Great to be a Miami Hurricane

It is great to be a Miami Hurricane. That is my alma mater, and occasionally I have typed a blog about a Hurricanes experience. I want to share my recent Hurricanes experience that less than 200 people were privileged to attend in Chicago last Thursday. This annual fundraiser dinner benefits the UM athletic department and…

When Play-by-Play was Brewed

Over the past couple of days while the Texas Rangers played their games in Milwaukee, I thought about the last time I was in Milwaukee. It was in June of 2010, and it was my first full MLB series of handling play-by-play and color commentary with the great Eric Nadel. Dave Barnett who regularly worked…

March Madness Memories

When Texas Rangers radio voice Eric Nadel reads this blog post, he will roll his eyes and chuckle.  He’s heard one too many University of Miami basketball broadcasting stories.  I think the last time I shared one (and it’s usually the same one) was when we were in a cab ride in St. Louis when…

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 Manning Factor

Peyton Manning in the news these days conjures up my first memory of seeing him play in-person. It was in the Spring of 1995 when I was a student at the University of Miami, and I had traveled to Knoxville, Tennessee with the UM baseball team. I was assigned to broadcast the 3-game series that…