Friday, December 02, 2011

I will be back with Seattle next year

Happy to announce that I'll be back next season calling a number of Seattle Mariners games with Rick Rizzs on 710 ESPN and the Seattle Mariners Radio Network.   Don't know how many or when yet.   I've requested all the games that Felix Hernandez starts but let's see.  In the meantime, thanks so much to the M's, KIRO radio, and all of you who enjoyed my broadcasts last year and let the Mariners' know.   Now I REALLY can't wait until spring training! 

25 comments:

johnemack said...

Glad you'll be back, you always make a 12-2 blowout much more enjoyable to listen to!

Yeager said...

isitspringtrainingyet.com

Mark Bourne said...
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Mark Bourne said...

Hey, excellent! Welcome back. I'm afraid I can't speak knowledgeably about the Mariners, but I'd be happy to buy you a drink and listen to you talk about, well, everything else I love about this blog.

cjdahl60 said...

Huzzah! Great news for us Mariners fans!

Craig said...

YES!!! So excited to have you on the airwaves next season.

hmss007 said...

That's great news Ken, looking forward to hearing you next season!

Roger Owen Green said...

So what do you think of reports that Magic Johnson wants to buy the Dodgers, another team you might know something about?

Mike Schryver said...

As I said the other day when someone spilled the beans, it'll be great to have you back. Can't wait.

pbear said...

Great news, but I so wish it could be for more games. The best Mariner broadcasts will always be the ones you did with Dave.

Anonymous said...

That's great news! Just wish Seattle would come to St. Louis!

Pam aka SisterZip

DanTedson said...
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DanTedson said...

Congrats. To celebrate, here's a clip of the funniest damn baseball broadcast I ever saw. Bill Murray was filling in for Harry Caray after he'd had his stroke. First time in my life I cheered a rain delay. He must have riffed for 2 or 3 straight hours. Just brilliant. I had the whole thing on tape for years but my mom accidentally taped over it for one of her rapey MASH episodes.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JQNjUcdkbqw

Mike Barer said...

Look forward to hearing your broadcasts.

Mike Barer said...

"That's great news! Just wish Seattle would come to St. Louis!"
Wish we had a few of your pennants.

Cap'n Bob said...

Great, Ken. I have a question. When I watch the game on TV and listen on the radio, the TV is about 30 seconds behind. Why such a long delay? Is it a technical thing or do they delay it intentionally so they can bleep a fan yelling obscenities or something?

MikeBo said...

Congratulations, Ken. The Niehaus legacy is in good hands.

Mike Barer said...

Hope to see you at the Hutch Awards in January as Mariner announcers usually are there. That's where I met Rick and Dave.

Jeff said...

Great news, Ken! You do realize, however, that instead of all the Felix starts you're destined to work the road trips to Detroit/Cleveland in April and Texas in August.

Jeff said...

@Cap'n Bob: Check out the last question at this link; it's more like a 10-second delay at most, and this answer is 4 years old, but I believe the same principle is still in effect.

Cap'n Bob said...

Thanks, Jeff. It sure seems more than 10 seconds. I recall hearing a runner being thrown out at first on the radio while on TV he was still approaching the plate. I'm sure my perspective was off.

The hell of it is, I'd like to listen to radio while watching TV, but it's impossible.

Ray Barrington said...

Can't hear you live, but hope to hear plenty of your calls on MLB Network's highlights shows...

Breadbaker said...

Hurrah

Knuckles said...

Key offseason signing number one is DONE.

Pig said...

Awesome news - would love to see have you broadcast M's games as often as your schedule allows. Love your style!