Marty Brennaman

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Birthday
28, 1942
Birthplace
Virginia
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
28, 1942 (age 76)
Birthplace
Virginia

About

Revered sportscaster known for his opinionated style who began calling baseball games on the Cincinnati Reds Radio Network in 1974. In 2000, he was awarded the prestigious Ford C. Frick Award by the National Baseball Hall of Fame.

Before Fame

He graduated from the University of North Carolina and began his career as a baseball announcer for the AAA team the Tidewater Tides.

Trivia

He has called many significant games over the course of his career, including Pete Rose's record 4,192nd hit and three Reds World Series victories.

Family Life

He has children named Thom, Dawn and Ashley as well as several grandchildren.

Associated With

He took over Reds radio broadcast duties from Al Michaels in 1974.