Play-by-Playcast
Episode 188 (Charley Steiner / LA Dodgers)

Episode 188 (Charley Steiner / LA Dodgers)

July 11, 2020

Charley Steiner may be most well known as a cultural icon to fans of SportsCenter and the "This is SportsCenter" commercials, but his career is one of the more wide-ranging of those we've had on PxPCast.  From radio to TV to PxP and literally from coast to coast and at the national level, Steiner has seen broadcasting from every perspective.

Episode 187 (Cory Provus / Minnesota Twins)

Episode 187 (Cory Provus / Minnesota Twins)

July 3, 2020

Cory Provus has worked alongside some of the most iconic names in baseball broadcasting, cracking the MLB at age 28 with Ron Santo and Pat Hughes and then teaming with Mr. Baseball himself in Milwaukee.  Provus is now the voice of the Minnesota Twins on radio and takes a detailed approach to his game.

Episode 186 (Jill Montgomery / Four Leaf Productions)

Episode 186 (Jill Montgomery / Four Leaf Productions)

June 26, 2020

Jill Montgomery is my talent coach ... and a sideline reporter and analyst for ESPN.  A former track athlete, Jill got into broadcasting in her 30's and climbed the ranks to Super Tuesday basketball.  How she did it and how you can improve yourself on this week's pod!

Episode 185 (Joe Castiglione / Boston Red Sox)

Episode 185 (Joe Castiglione / Boston Red Sox)

June 19, 2020

Assuming there is a 2020 MLB season, Joe Castiglione will be in his 38th year with the Boston Red Sox.  On this episode he talks about those he's worked with along the way, his admiration of Mel Allen, calling the World Series and more.

Episode 184 (Scott Franzke / Philadelphia Phillies)

Episode 184 (Scott Franzke / Philadelphia Phillies)

June 5, 2020

Scott Franzke went from MLB to the Midwest League.  The Phillies radio voice was a member of the Texas Rangers crew early in his career, but he wasn't the one calling games.  Scott wanted to call games, so he went to the minors and built his skills.  Soon enough he was back in MLB and with the Rangers before finding his way to Philadelphia.

Episode 183 (Dewayne Staats / Tampa Bay Rays)

Episode 183 (Dewayne Staats / Tampa Bay Rays)

May 28, 2020

Dewayne Staats has been the TV voice of the Devil Rays, and now Rays, since their inception in 1998.  Prior to his time in Florida Staats was with the Astros (along his mentor), the Yankees, Cubs and with ESPN.  Staats discusses his climb, working with his analysts, what he's learned from the game of baseball and more.

Episode 182 (Marv Albert / NBA on TNT)

Episode 182 (Marv Albert / NBA on TNT)

May 22, 2020

This episode doesn't need much description. Marv Albert is one of the most recognizable voices in the history of play-by-play having been the voice of the Knicks for nearly 40 years and the NBA on NBC and on TNT.

In this episode Marv discusses the influence Marty Glickman had on his career, how he found his own voice, Yes!, memories of Michael Jordan, WAER and how the industry has changed over the course of his career.

Episode 181 (Larry Kahn / Sports USA Radio)

Episode 181 (Larry Kahn / Sports USA Radio)

May 15, 2020

Larry Kahn is the founder and lead NFL PxP voice for Sports USA Radio, a company that traces its earliest roots to Larry buying the rights to broadcast USC radio. That has blossomed into one of the nation's leading NFL radio networks.

Episode 180 (Alex Bertsche / Sr. Coordinating Producer, Big Ten Network)

Episode 180 (Alex Bertsche / Sr. Coordinating Producer, Big Ten Network)

May 7, 2020

Back on the producer train today with an awesome friend of the pod, Alex Bertsche.  Alex is a Sr. Coordinating Producer for Big Ten Network, rising through the network after spending the first part of his career at CBS Sports.

Episode 179 (Emma Tiedemann / Portland Sea Dogs)

Episode 179 (Emma Tiedemann / Portland Sea Dogs)

May 5, 2020

Emma Tiedemann was supposed to be starting her new job as the AA voice of the Boston Red Sox this spring. Hired as the lead broadcaster for the Portland Sea Dogs, Tiedemann makes the jump after calling games for the Sally League's Lexington Legends. The granddaughter of the legendary Bill Mercer, Emma talks about his influence on her, her own experiences as a broadcaster and the new wave of female voices coming up through MiLB.