photo from baltimoresun.com file photo: Former Oakland A’s broadcaster Jon Miller is part of a feature of former A’s broadcasters in today’s That’s Amaury’s News and Commentary
On That’s Amaury’s pod:
#1 Amaury talk about former Oakland A’s broadcaster Jon Miller although he called the Oakland A’s for only one season in 1974 it was a one season venture that showcased his talents before he went to work for the Baltimore Orioles.
#2 Another A’s broadcaster who called A’s games for just one season was the legendary Harry Cary in 1970. Harry called A’s home and away games before getting fired by owner Charlie O Finley just after one season.
#3 Oakland A’s broadcaster Red Rush did more than one season for the A’s he was on the Kansas City A’s broadcasts in 1965 he came back to the A’s when they were in Oakland in 1971 and finished off his time in Oakland between 1979-80.
#4 When Walter J Haas Sr. took over as A’s owner in 1979 he would later bring in broadcasters Bill King, Lon Simmons and Wayne Hagin in 1981 that broadcast crew turned out to be the best radio crew in A’s history.
#5 Amaury in the Spanish booth you had some great voices who called A’s games with you over the years Julio Gonzalez, Erwin Higueros , and the unforgettable Evelio Mendoza. Talk about what was it like to work with each one of them.
Amaury Pi Gonzalez is the Oakland A’s Spanish radio play by play announcer and does News and Commentary each week at http://www.sportsradioservice.com