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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."

Jul 10, 2018

Episode 121 with Cincinnati Reds broadcaster Thom Brennaman.  He discusses:

- At the age of 10 going into the Reds clubhouse and meeting Johnny Bench, Pete Rose, Joe Morgan, and Tony Perez

- Working alongside Johnny Bench in the Reds broadcast booth at the age of 25

- Being anointed as the heir apparent to Harry Caray by Harry himself

- Not telling his parents he applied for the Cubs job because he didn't think he would get it

- Having vocal cord surgery in 2016

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Jul 3, 2018

It's episode 120 with Houston Rockets radio broadcaster Matt Thomas.  He discusses:

- His dream of becoming a game show host

- Participating in choir in high school

- Being the high school mascot

- Getting the Rockets PA job at the age of 22

- Doing the PA job at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics

- Broadcasting at his alma mater, the University of Houston

- First opportunity to do PXP for the Houston Rockets in 2013

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Jun 26, 2018

It's episode 119 with TSN's Gord Miller.  He discusses:

- Fighting for a curfew law in his town at the age of 14

- Broadcasting the Junior World Championships

- What it's like covering the NHL trade deadline with TSN

- Covering Wayne Gretzky's retirement

- Broadcasting the Men's Olympic Hockey Tournament in Vancouver in 2010 and the 2012 Olympic Track and Field 100m with Usain Bolt

- The devastation from the Humboldt bus crash

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Jun 19, 2018

It's episode 118 with Houston Astros TV broadcaster Todd Kalas.  He discusses:

- Growing up at Veteran's Stadium and hanging out with Pete Rose Jr., the Boone's & Ryan Luzinski

- His most embarrassing moment on TV 

- Taking over for Joe Buck in Louisville with the RedBirds in 1991

- Doing an inning of the 2008 World Series with his Dad

- The note he penned to his Dad after the Phillies clinches the 2008 World Series

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Jun 5, 2018

We deviate from the normal chat with a play-by-play broadcaster to bring you a very special with Yeardley Smith, The Voice of Lisa Simpson.  She joined the St. Paul Saints broadcast and we spent two and a half innings discussing:

- How she feels about the entertainment industry

- Getting her start in the business

- Herman's Head

- Listen to her curse (yes, it happened live on a baseball broadcast)

- Oh ya, and being the voice of Lisa Simpson

- Much, much more

 

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May 29, 2018

It's episode 115 with Utah Jazz TV Broadcaster Craig Bolerjack.  He discusses:

- Why he doesn't use his given birth name of Kevin

- Injuring his knee his senior season in high school and popping his knee back into place

- Walking on at Kansas St., but having his college career end when he injured his good knee

- Going on a cleansing mission to the area his Grandmother was killed, which ultimately helped him to not fear commitment and marry his wife

- Taking over for the only broadcaster the Jazz ever had, Hot Rod Hundley

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May 15, 2018

In episode 113 it's Atlanta Hawks TV broadcaster Bob Rathbun.  He discusses:

- Sitting through a 15-minute delay prior to a game in Sacrament's Golden 1 Center because of protests outside the arena

- The influence of Hall of Fame broadcaster Marty Brennaman had on him as a 12-year-old broadcaster

- Broadcasting Dominique Wilkins high school, college, and NBA games

- Broadcasting a Baltimore Orioles game during their historic 0-21 start in 1988

- Replacing Ernie Harwell after the Tigers fired him

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May 8, 2018

Episode 112 with Detroit Red Wings radio broadcaster Ken Kal. He discusses:

- Losing his Mother at the age of 14

- Playing in Tiger Stadium as a high school baseball player

- His original decision to major in mortuary science and how close he came to being a mortician

- Calling a Stanley Cup Championships just two years into his time with the Red Wings after the organization hadn't won one in 42 years

- Turning the mic over to his predecessor, Bruce Martyn who had been the broadcaster for 31 years, in the 2nd period of the clinching Stanley Cup Championship game in 1997

- Having laryngitis during '08 Stanley Cup Final, but Ken Daniels turning the mic over to him for the final 15 seconds of the clincher

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May 1, 2018

Episode 111 with Memphis Grizzlies radio broadcaster Eric Hasseltine.  He disccuses:

- Growing up listening to Bill King

- Paying the bills, while broadcasting, but getting a job as a bartender, valet, a jet-ski instructor in Lake Tahoe and a blackjack dealer

- Getting the job with a radio station in Memphis, Sports 56 WHBQ, on 9/11/01

- Getting the job with the Grizzlies because of the passing of Don Poier

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Apr 24, 2018

In episode 110 it's Judd Sirott of the Boston Bruins.  He discusses:

- Being the nephew of Bob Sirott, a prominent anchor in Chicago

- Writing a letter to Doc Emrick when he was in high school and then getting his phone number and talking to him on the phone

- Being the first ever broadcaster for the Chicago Wolves (1994-2006) and eventually getting his own bobblehead

- Working for Mark Cuban's HDNet company

- Filling in for John Wiedeman for the clinching Game 6 of the 2nd Round of the playoffs in 2010

- Being hired just days before the 2017 season

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Apr 17, 2018

In episode 109 it's L.A. Clippers radio broadcaster Brian Sieman.  He discusses:

- Being adopted

- His Mom giving him a Christmas present of Lakers tickets to see his favorite player Magic Johnson take on Michael Jordan

- Working in the CBA

- CBA folding and him grabbing every media guide, so he could send letters to all the broadcasters & Directors of Broadcasting

- Why Isiah Thomas owes him $4,000

- How Kevin Harlan suggested he force himself into an interview with the Minnesota Lynx

- His Mom having a heart attack and asking about Jamal Crawford while in the hospital

- Helping his Mom meet Jamal Crawford

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Apr 10, 2018

Episode 108 with Detroit Red Wings TV broadcaster Ken Daniels.  He discusses:

- Playing hockey as a kid for future NHL head coach Mike Keenan

- Signing a contract with a friends father to sell furniture before getting a job as a broadcaster

- How not having any food in his apartment led him to using his Blue Jays press pass to go to the ballpark, get food, and how it ultimately led to a job with the CBC

- Appearing in a film with Tony Danza

- Taking over for radio broadcaster Ken Kal, who had laryngitis, during Game 6 of the 2008 Stanley Cup Finals, but handing the mic to Ken Kal, so he could call the final 25 seconds

- Losing his son to opioids

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Apr 3, 2018

In episode 107 it's Chicago Blackhawks radio broadcaster John Wiedeman.  He discusses:

- Being a boxer in his late 20's

- Working at Zanies Comedy Club as a bartender to make ends meet

- Meeting Don Cherry, following the Blackhawks Game 4 loss in the Stanley Cup Finals, to ask for career advice

-Sleeping in a church parking lot prior to meeting the front office in Muskegon

- Getting the Blackhawks job due to a description of a fight on his demo

- Missing the clinching game in the second round of the 2010 Stanley Cup Finals because of diverticulitis 

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Mar 27, 2018

Episode 106 with Chicago Bulls TV broadcaster Neil Funk.  He discusses:

- Playing basketball for one year at Syracuse, but having guys like Dave Bing, Vaughan Harper & Jim Boeheim on the team and realizing he wasn't going to see much playing time

- Getting his signature "Kaboom" catchphrase from a student at a bar in Syracuse

- Losing out on the job with the Spirits of St. Louis to Bob Costas

- Being the voice of the 1996 video arcade game NBA Hangtime

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Mar 20, 2018

It's episode 105 with Calgary Flames TV broadcaster Rick Ball. He discusses:

  • How a custodian at his high school helped him get started in radio
  • Broadcasting the Canadian Junior Championships in a town of 9,000 people
  • Filling in for the great Jim Hughson on regional Vancouver Canucks games
  • Being the voice of the BC Lions for 11 years
  • Opportunity to broadcast Hockey Night in Canada
  • Getting the chance to meet the legendary Bob Cole
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