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Playing Music For The Visiting Team

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This post was originally part of the original SportsAnnouncing.com blog in 2011.  It’s long, yes, but pretty interesting.  I’ve made some minor modifications to the story, but all-in-all, contains quite a bit of interesting information. Recently, ESPN ran a story about the history of walk-up music.  It contained some pretty[…]

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Think of the Fans First

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We work in an industry in which it’s easy to forget why we’re there, for the fans.  Not the players, not the officials, not the coaches, but for the fans. The players are getting to play the game, the coaches are coaching the players, and the officials are participating by[…]

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Taking Care of “My Guys”

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In nine years of Minor League Baseball, between all the leagues I worked in, I always kept one thing constant.  I always took care of the players who used to play for my teams, by playing their walk-up music when they came in as a visiting player.  Sometimes, I had[…]

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16 Hours A Day, A Couple of Tarp Pulls and All The Soda You Can Drink

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Such is life in Minor League Baseball.  The one constant that I had at the various levels of Minor League Baseball was the pay was bad and the food, blah at best, was always limited.  And when it rained, you had to drop everything to pull the tarp to try[…]

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Minor League Stories: Expanding Beyond Baseball

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Throughout my nine years in Minor League Baseball, there were always a few things that were the same.  My car was always full of random stuff, my apartments were barely lived in, I worked long hours, and I always found something else to announce in addition to the team I[…]

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