One of the more historic nights in baseball history was Disco Demolition Night on July 12, 1979. The Chicago White Sox were forced to forfeit the second game of a doubleheader, but prior to that Ed Farmer was on the mound to finish off game one. In Episode 28 he discusses what it was like to pitch in that game right before more than 50,000 people stormed the field, how his brother saved his life, breaking the jaw of Al Cowens and having him tackle him after a groundout the following season, and about evaluating the Top 100 Golf Courses in the U.S. for Golf Digest. Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes and be sure to rate us. Follow us on Twitter at @TheVoiceBTV and like us on Facebook at Facebook.com/TheVoiceBTV. You can find the podcast at 1500ESPN.com and PodcastOne.com under the Society & Culture tab.
From Iowa, to one of the biggest stations in the country at KMOX in St. Louis Mike Grimm vaulted to the top at a young age. In episode 27 Grimm discusses what is was like learning from his idols Ron Gonder, in Iowa, and Jack Buck in St. Louis. When he got the job at the University of Minnesota he needed to beat out two other people who would land jobs in the state, the Twins Kris Atteberry and the former voice of the Lynx Brian Sieman (now with the Clippers). And despite being well versed in a number of sports Mike talks about the one sport he probably needs a little help in. Be sure and subscribe to the podcast on iTunes or wherever you get your podcast. You can follow us on Twitter at @TheVoiceBTV and on Facebook at Facebook.com/TheVoiceBTV. You can find the podcast at 1500ESPN.com or at PodcastOne.com in the Society & Culture section.
Los Angeles has a new football team and at 33-years-old J.B. Long steps into the second largest media market to call football for the Rams. Two months after buying a home in San Francisco, Long got the call that he was the voice of Los Angeles' rebirth of the Rams. In episode 26 Long discusses his journey to one of the most coveted jobs in the second largest media market, how a relationship with Don Ohlmeyer's (NBC) son landed him an internship at the Athens Olympics and how he was tabbed to be a broadcaster in RIO in 2016, but had that dream taken away because of his new job, with the Rams. Subscribe to the podcast via iTunes and you can follow us on Twitter at @TheVoiceBTV and on Facebook at TheVoiceBTV. You can find the podcast at 1500ESPN or at PodcastOne under the Society & Culture tab.
It's tough enough to replace a legend, but what happens when that legend passes away. In episode 25 Jeff Culhane, the new voice of North Dakota State Bison, discusses how he is making the transition in becoming the football broadcaster after the passing of Scott Miller. Jeff also talks about his time at West Virginia and Nebraska and what it's like see your photo on the cover of a magazine. Be sure and subscribe to the podcast on iTunes or wherever you get your podcast. You can follow us on twitter at @TheVoiceBTV and on Facebook at TheVoiceBTV. You can find the podcast at 1500 ESPN and at Podcast One.