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Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Broadcasters Rod Allen, Mario Impemba won’t return to Detroit Tigers

As expected, the Detroit Tigers will have a new television broadcast team next season.

After a late-season falling out escalated to a physical altercation on Sept. 4, longtime Fox Sports Detroit broadcasters Rod Allen and Mario Impemba will not return next season, according to multiple persons with knowledge of the situation.

The end of their lengthy run is not surprising: Both Allen and Impemba did not appear on the air for the remainder of the season after the incident.

Should we all come to Detroit and audition for these positions as a group?

QLE Posted: October 10, 2018 at 06:11 AM | 4 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: broadcasting, fired, tigers

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   1. Walks Clog Up the Bases Posted: October 10, 2018 at 12:46 PM (#5764033)
Well I hope they find someone, because I'd rather listen to Rick Sutcliffe and Chris Berman than a full season of Kirk Gibson.
   2. Leroy Kincaid Posted: October 10, 2018 at 07:58 PM (#5764401)
Never cared for Allen. Just another former player with no business in the booth. Not terrible, though. The other guy seemed pretty vanilla, which is just fine with me. "Personalities" can be obnoxious.
   3. Los Angeles El Hombre of Anaheim Posted: October 11, 2018 at 02:45 AM (#5764477)
I loved Impemba when he was the radio voice for the Angels. It's a real shame that Impemba and Allen fell apart; for years, they were a terrific team.
   4. David Nieporent (now, with children) Posted: October 11, 2018 at 03:19 AM (#5764481)
Never heard them announce.

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