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Fun Hobby coming to an end for this year...

Postby JayTrek » Mon May 08, 2017 8:37 pm

One thing I really enjoy doing is doing Public Address Announcing for my son's high school baseball games.

His team plays in the Alabama State semifinals tomorrow afternoon. There will be a double header and if necessary a game 3 on Wednesday.

It will be the last time because if they advance, the final is played in Montgomery at the stadium where the Montgomery Biscuits play.

I always try to keep the game exciting without becoming a part of the spectacle. I must be doing alright at it. When we play on the road like we did last week...I always have people approach me and tell me they miss me calling the game.

Its fun. I get to be myself for a while and try to add flair and humor the game. I am not Jim Brinkmeyer...But I do have fun with it.
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Re: Fun Hobby coming to an end for this year...

Postby CMur12 » Mon May 08, 2017 10:57 pm

Sounds like fun, Jason, and like you have developed your skills and style.

When you say "coming to an end," do you mean for the season or that you aren't going to pursue this hobby into the future?

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Re: Fun Hobby coming to an end for this year...

Postby Bargepole » Tue Jun 27, 2017 9:52 am

Sounds great fun. I'm jealous. My ambition is to play the organ for a Lakers game. The greatest team of any sport ever, anywhere. Even though the conversation among fans is not whether they'll win, but how much they will lose by...

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Re: Fun Hobby coming to an end for this year...

Postby Sam » Tue Jun 27, 2017 2:05 pm

Let's get ready to ruuuummmmmbbbbllllleeee!

Oh, announcing. Yup, kinda hit or miss sometimes at games. We have one at our local Grizzlies NBA games that sometimes I wonder how he got the job.
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