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Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Rod Allen: Incident with Mario Impemba more like a baseball brawl

Former Fox Sports Detroit analyst and Detroit Tigers announcer Rod Allen spoke with Free Press business columnist Carol Cain on the “Michigan Matters” program on Sunday morning on WWJ-TV (Channel 62).

In Allen’s first public comments about the Sept. 4 incident with play-by-play broadcaster Mario Impemba, which turned physical and effectively ended the duo’s 16-plus year run calling Tigers games, he said the situation was largely blown out of proportion in media reports.

Allen said he would like to continue broadcasting, and that he has yet to speak to Impemba after the incident.

It may be interesting for some of us to try this on the job, to see if our employers will agree with this sentiment.

 

QLE Posted: January 15, 2019 at 04:20 AM | 2 comment(s)
  Beats: brawl, broadcasters, detroit, mario impemba, rod allen

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Longtime Giants broadcaster Hank Greenwald dies at 83

Hank Greenwald, among the most beloved of all San Francisco Giants broadcasters, died at California Pacific Medical Center Monday afternoon. He was 83.

Greenwald had been suffering from heart issues and kidney failure in recent months, and after an onset of bronchitis, he was taken to the hospital Saturday.

“He’d just been feeling rotten for a long time,” said his wife, Carla. “He died after valiant efforts by a fabulous medical staff.”

RIP- you will be missed by those of us who listened for you.

QLE Posted: October 23, 2018 at 05:52 PM | 1 comment(s)
  Beats: broadcasters, giants, hank greenwald, rip

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Red Sox Voice Joe Castiglione Falls Off Chair Calling Game 4 Final Out | Boston Red Sox | NESN.com

Jim Furtado Posted: October 18, 2018 at 10:44 AM | 20 comment(s)
  Beats: broadcasters, red sox

Monday, October 01, 2018

MLB playoff schedule 2018: Dates, times, TV listings for every series

For those of you curious as for what networks are broadcasting which games, you’re in luck.

For those of us hoping for good announcers, we’re probably out of luck….

QLE Posted: October 01, 2018 at 09:32 AM | 5 comment(s)
  Beats: broadcasters, playoffs, television

 

 

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