Special Encore Presentation: Special Guest Thom Brennaman Lead Broadcaster for Fox Sports and Reds Baseball
February 17, 2012
Hosted by Jim Leyritz
Thom Brennaman is in his fifth season as a member of the Reds Radio and Reds TV broadcast teams. He joined the organization on 10/4/06. The Cincinnati native will work alongside his father, Hall of Famer Marty Brennaman, for selected radio broadcasts on 700 WLW and also will sit in the booth for Reds TV broadcasts on FOX Sports Ohio. Thom will broadcast approximately 100 games for the Reds while continuing to serve as one of the lead announcers on FOX for college and NFL football. Thom is part of the NFL and college football broadcast teams for FOX. He is one of FOX's original announcers of the NFL and is partnered with analyst Brian Billick, who as head coach led the Baltimore Ravens to the Super Bowl XXXV Championship You don’t want to miss the pros talk baseball.
The Kings Corner – Talking Baseball
Archives Available on VoiceAmerica Sports Channel
The Kings Corner will consist of the current state of major league baseball, in-season days’ events, off-season trades and rumors, post-season, and other baseball-related topics. Our show will also consist of interviews with past and present baseball players, as well as other high-profile guests with diversified backgrounds and experience. You will be entertained and informed on subjects that only a former clutch player with post-season success has access to and knowledge of.
Jim Leyritz is a former MLB catcher, infielder, designated hitter and World Series champion with the New York Yankees from 1990 to 1996, and 1999 to 2000. THE KING is best known for hitting numerous postseason, playoff and World Series home runs that either won, tied or changed the momentum of several series. Jim is widely considered one of the greatest clutch players of his era. He is a savvy sports motivational speaker and is experienced in both television and radio broadcasting. He has worked for ESPN and hosted his own radio show on MLB.com from 2004 to 2007. His on air approach is considered forthright, sometimes brutally honest, and somewhat controversial. His vast relationships and respect garnered from today’s players allows Jim to delve into topics that the average interviewer could not. Jim is constantly in the public eye and spends his time doing motivational speaking, personal appearances, VIP Meet-and-Greets, corporate and fundraising golf events, Christian causes and youth baseball clinics and camps. There is no topic that Jim won’t take on.