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The season marks Powell's 28th as a Major League broadcaster and his 13th year in the Atlanta Braves radio booth. He spent the 13 seasons as a member of the Milwaukee Brewers broadcast team, teaming with another Hall of Famer, Bob Uecker, longer than any other broadcaster. Powell ed the Brewers in and was named the Wisconsin Sportscaster of the Year. In addition to his radio duties, he spent time as a member of the Brewers television team during the and seasons. He began his Major League broadcasting career with the Minnesota Twins in a reserve role in and Prior to this, he accumulated extensive experience at the minor-league level, serving as play-by-play announcer for the Charlotte Knights , and the Columbia Mets , Powell started his broadcasting career with an internship in the newsroom and sports office at WGST-AM while he was in high school.
He spends his winters coaching youth basketball and is also an avid tennis player. Caray served as the play-by-play announcer for seven seasons for Chicago Cubs games on WGN. The Illinois Sportscaster of the Year, Caray's baseball also includes one season as the radio play-by-play announcer for Minnesota's Orlando AA affiliate in , two years broadcasting the Atlanta Braves and three campaigns with the Seattle Mariners. Caray spent five years as a member of the FOX Network's Saturday baseball coverage, including three years as a studio host.
He is the third generation of Carays to serve as a play-by-play announcer, after his father Skip and grandfather Harry, who was the play-by-play voice of the Cubs from to A member of the Hall of Fame, Harry spent 53 seasons as a major league broadcaster. Chip's broadcast career also includes nine seasons as the television play-by-play voice of the NBA's Orlando Magic and stints calling both University of Florida and Florida State University football and basketball games for the Sunshine Network.
Joe Simpson is in his 30th season as an Atlanta Braves broadcaster. The season marks his 15th campaign calling games on Bally Sports South and Bally Sports Southeast, and he will also reprise his role as an analyst on radio broadcast this season.
Simpson played professionally for 11 seasons, beginning in when he was drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the third round. An outfielder and first baseman throughout his professional career, he retired from the California Angels organization following the season. He had his best season in , when he hit. Simpson worked as an analyst on Seattle Mariners telecasts for five years before ing Turner Sports in Simpson was named "Georgia Sports Broadcaster of the Year" in Joe and his wife Kathy live in Marietta, Ga.
They have two children, Meg and Gabe, and one grandson. National Baseball Hall-of -Famer Tom Glavine will continue with his increased presence on the Braves broadcast team in Glavine, who owns a career record and 3. Selected by the Braves in the second round of the draft, Glavine made his big-league debut in A five-time game winner, Glavine ed the win club with a victory over the Cubs on August 5, , at Wrigley Field. The season marks Francoeur's 4th season in the broadcast booth and his 3rd as lead analyst. He was a career. Originally a first-round pick by Atlanta in the draft, Francoeur debuted with the Braves in and finshed third in the NL Rookie of the Year balloting.
He won a Rawlings Gold Glove award in the N. This is his 3rd season with a regular role in the radio booth calling play-by-play alongside Jim Powell and Joe Simpson. Ingram hosted the Braves pregame show from , and hosted the postgame show from Ben also calls college football in the offseason, including the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl. He resides in Buckhead. Atlanta Braves Broadcasters. Jim Powell. A native of Roswell, Ga. Chip Caray. Joe Simpson. Tom Glavine. He was inducted into the Braves Hall of Fame in Jeff Francoeur.
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