Dave Nitz has spent more than 40 years with Louisiana Tech doing football, basketball and baseball. When he's not with Louisiana Tech he spends his summers as the voice of the Sioux City Explorers in the American Association. He's worked year round for as long as he can remember. Dave discusses calling more than 2,500 games at La. Tech, the bookend of having Lou Holtz as a head coach at William & Mary and his son Skip at La. Tech and the key to being married for 51 years. Be sure and follow us on Twitter at @TheVoiceBTV and on Facebook at Facebook.com/TheVoiceBTV. You can find the podcast on iTunes or wherever you get your podcasts, also on 1500ESPN.com and on PodcastOne.com under the Society & Culture tab.
In Episode 18 Bob Davis, the recently retired voice of the Kansas Jayhawks basketball and football teams discusses life in retirement, the best moments of his more than 30 years as the voice of the Jayhawks and some of the great Kansas teams of all-time. You can listen to every episode of the podcast on iTunes or wherever you get your podcasts plus on 1500ESPN.com and PodcastOne.com under the Society & Culture tab. Follow us on Twitter at @TheVoiceBTV and on Facebook at Facebook.com/TheVoiceBTV.
He has been Mr. Fox Sports North for many years and finally landed the coveted job of TV broadcaster for the Minnesota Wild in 2012. Landing your dream job isn't always the most ecstatic moment in your life, especially when the fans spew anger at the choice. In Episode 17 of The Voice Behind the Voice Anthony LaPanta discusses how he felt during those moments, what it was like to be the first ever broadcaster of the St. Paul Saints and all the former and future Major Leaguers he interacted with and what it's been like working in your hometown your entire life. You can follow us on Twitter at @TheVoiceBTV on Facebook at Facebook.com/TheVoiceBTV and listen to all episodes at 1500ESPN.com and on PodcastOne.com under the Society & Culture tab.
Goose Gossage isn't a play-by-play broadcaster, but on July 6 he was in the booth with me for a sit down chat during an inning of a Saints game. What you will hear is the entirety of that chat, in the context of the game, and Gossage's thoughts on various topics. He chats about the unwritten rules, how many times he intentionally threw at a hitter, how he feels about Bryce Harper and much more. This is an extremely candid and raw interview. You can follow us on Twitter at @TheVoiceBTV on Facebook at Facebook.com/TheVoiceBTV and find the podcast on 1500ESPN.com and PodcastOne.com on the Society & Culture tab.
He's the first guest that has experience as a player, manager and play-by-play broadcaster. Buck Martinez has seen a lot in his nearly 50 years of experience in the game of baseball. The catcher discusses how many times he put down the sign for a pitcher to throw at a hitter, discusses how he got the name Buck and why he's decided to write three books. Be sure and follow us on twitter @TheVoiceBTV on Facebook at Facebook.com/TheVoiceBTV and you can find the podcast on 1500ESPN.com and at PodcastOne.com. You can always email us at TheVoiceBTV@gmail.com.