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The Voice Behind The Voice

They are the voices that bring you every heart-stopping moment from your favorite team or sporting event. They exude the emotion you feel as you hang on their every word. They come into your home, car or anywhere around the world. But what do you really know about these voices? You're about to find out with one of the more unique, entertaining and provocative podcasts. Sean Aronson, a minor league baseball play-by-play broadcaster since 2001, pulls back the curtain on these amazing voices to find out who is "The Voice Behind The Voice."
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They are the voices that bring you every heart-stopping moment from your favorite team or sporting event. They exude the emotion you feel as you hang on their every word.  They come into your home, car or anywhere around the world.  But what do you really know about these voices?  You're about to find out with one of the more unique, entertaining  and provocative podcasts.  Sean Aronson, a minor league baseball play-by-play broadcaster since 2001, pulls back the curtain on these amazing voices to find out who is "The Voice Behind The Voice."

Jun 25, 2019

It's episode 164 with Toronto Raptors TV play-by-play broadcaster Matt Devlin. He discusses:

-Being at the Doug Flutie Hail Mary Game

-Going to BC for school

-Getting his first play-by-play job with the Springfield Cardinals

-Doing UC Irvine basketball for $25 a game

-Broadcasting UConn Women's basketball

-Filling in for Jack Buck on the day Mark McGuire made his Cardinals debut

-Working for the MSG Network

-Being named the first ever broadcaster for the Charlotte Bobcats

-Covering track & field for the 2004 Olympics and diving for the '08 Olympics

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Jun 18, 2019

This episode, with the TV voice of the St. Louis Blues John Kelly, ran January 3, 2017, but we are re-airing it in honor of the St. Louis Blues winning their first ever Stanley Cup Championship.  Kelly called the 2nd period of each playoff game in the Stanley Cup Finals as radio broadcaster Chris Kerber stepped aside for the middle period to let the longtime broadcaster call a piece of the action.  Here is what we talked about:

-His HOF broadcasting Dad, Dan Kelly

-His 2nd game in the NHL broadcasting in the booth next to his Dad

-Being in the booth for his Dad's final game

-An interesting moment he had with Herb Brooks

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Jun 11, 2019

Episode 163 with Miami Heat TV play-by-play broadcaster Eric Reid. He discusses:

-His actual name

-Broadcasting for a blind professor

-Pawtucket Red Sox

-A failed opportunity with the New Jersey Nets led him to the Heat job

-Reading in the Sun Sentinel that he didn't get the play-by-play job for the Heat, then being offered the analyst job

-Marv Albert being interested in the Heat job and if he was afraid he would lose his job

-Losing two children at birth

-Being one of a handful of Heat lifers

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Jun 4, 2019

It's episode 162 with Michigan State Spartans broadcaster Will Tieman.  He discusses:

- Wanting to be a teacher

- Getting his start in radio at 15

- Getting the Grambling State job

- Working with legendary coach Eddie Robinson

- Being at the Final 4 in Minneapolis

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May 28, 2019

Episode 161 with Toronto Blue Jays radio broadcaster Ben Wagner.  He discusses:

-Growing up on the family farm in New Paris, IN and baling hay

-First opportunity on radio when he was 16

-His time at Indiana State

-Going to the Baseball Winter Meetings in 2003 in New Orleans and landing an internship with Lakewood

-Getting the Triple-A Buffalo job in 2007

-Being a finalist for the Dodgers fill-in job in 2009

-The significance of the Bisons affiliate changing from the Indians to the Mets to the Blue Jays

-Calling Mariners James Paxton's no-hitter

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May 21, 2019

Episode 160 with Texas Tech Red Raiders Men's Basketball broadcaster Geoff Haxton. He discusses:

-Playing baseball at Southern Nazarene

-Transferring to Oklahoma State

-Being at the OSU homecoming parade when a woman drove her car through the crowd

-Tweeting updates from the scene and becoming the first eye witness source for many news outlets

-Being a finalist for both the Toledo and Texas Tech jobs at the same time

-Having his luggage lost when he went to interview for Tech and going to Wal Mart to buy a shirt and slacks

-Going to the Elite Eight and College World Series in 2018

-Being at the Final Four in Minneapolis

-His home run call "Adios Muchachos"

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May 14, 2019

It's episode 159 with Philadelphia 76ers radio broadcaster Tom McGinnis.  He discusses:

-Growing up wearing a Milwaukee brace because of having scoliosis

-Beginning his college career at Illinois Benedictine playing basketball, but then transferring to Northern Illinois to begin his broadcasting career

-Moving to Charleston, SC and covering the Citadel, minor league baseball and The Masters

-Working in the CBA

-Broadcasting hockey in Charleston, SC and Cleveland

-Going to games at Chicago Stadium with his Dad when he was younger & then bringing his Dad to the first game he broadcast at Chicago Stadium

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May 7, 2019

Episode 158 with Cleveland Indians radio broadcaster Tom Hamilton.  He discusses:

-Growing up on a dairy farm outside of Waterloo, WI

-Tending bar to make ends meet when he first started in the business

-Seeing the Indians opening in the Cleveland Plain Dealer

-Working with Herb Score

-First Indians game called due to a blizzard

-Son Nick being drafted by the Indians

-Watching his son play in an Indians Major League Spring Training Game

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Apr 30, 2019

It's episode 157 with Colorado Avalanche radio broadcaster Conor McGahey.  He discusses:

-Growing up in a ski town in Colorado

-Being in the jazz band, string ensemble, and audio theater tech in high school

-How being in the pep band landed him his public address announcing job

-First public address announcing job doing Colorado Buffaloes football 

-Taking over for the legendary Alan Roach and doing the Denver Broncos PA job

-Doing pre- and post for the Vegas Golden Knights

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Apr 23, 2019

It's episode 156 with Washington Wizards radio broadcaster Dave Johnson.  He discusses:

-His Mom having MS

-His Mom passing when he was in high school

-His Dad telling him to pursue broadcasting

-Producing a show in Baltimore that featured Johnny Unitas

-Broadcasting Naval Academy Sports

-Broadcasting the 2006 World Cup for XM, including the final between Italy & France

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Apr 16, 2019

It's episode 155 with MSG Networks, New York Knicks Radio Broadcaster Ed Cohen.  He discusses:

-Growing up in Scarsdale

-Going to Ithaca College

-Working for the Burlington Royals

-The influence legendary Rutgers Women's Basketball coach C. Vivian Stringer had on him landing the job

-Working for SiriusXM

-Doing international events for One World Sports

-Broadcasting weightlifting at the 2016 Olympics in Rio

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Apr 9, 2019

It's episode 154 with the broadcaster for the National Champion University of Virginia Cavaliers Men's Basketball team Dave Koehn.  he discusses:

-Growing up in Colorado Springs

-Being a 3X State champ in tennis in high school

-Being an avid skier

-Taking Tom Hedrick's class at the University of Kansas

-Interning at KOA with Denver Broncos & University of Colorado broadcaster Larry Zimmer

-Moving to Vermont to do Men's Basketball and the Minor League baseball, Vermont Lake Monsters

-Getting the call he got the UVA job while broadcasting a Lake Monsters game

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Apr 2, 2019

Episode 153 with Oklahoma City Thunder TV broadcaster Chris Fisher. He discusses:

-Growing up in Sonoma

-Majoring in poly-sci at USC

-Going to the Baseball Winter Meetings and landing a job with the Potomac Nationals

-Nearly taking an internship with the St. Paul Saints

-Climbing Machu Picchu in Peru

-Being in a car accident that left him paralyzed from the neck down for months

-Current limitations from the accident

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Mar 26, 2019

It's episode 152 with Dallas Stars broadcaster Josh Bogorad. He discusses:

-Becoming a radio correspondent for the L.A. Kings while still in high school

-Driving to the CHL league office during their annual meeting to land a job with the Corpus Christi IceRays

-Being named Broadcaster of the Year four straight years

-How not having back surgery landed him a job in the ECHL with the Alaska Aces

-Going from PXP with Alaska to a radio host in the NHL with the Stars

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Mar 19, 2019

It's episode 151 with Sacramento Kings radio broadcaster Gary Gerould.  He discusses:

-How he got the nickname "G-Man"

-Dad passing away when Gary was young and his Mom being constantly ill

-His college sweetheart's (now his wife) Dad, who was a minister, helping him get his first job on radio

-Reporting on a bull loose on the highway

-Being inside the pits for Indy Car races

-Interviewing Evel Knievel from his hospital bed

-Covering the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul

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