Fri Oct 17 03:59:02 EDT 2008
Obie will be doing the international feed thru the World Series.
Entercom wants Obie to take over as #1 when Joe decides to retire.
Frankly Joe didn't care about the end result he just wanted Trupiano
Under previous Red Sox ownership Joe had clout going back to 1989 when
Ken Coleman was fired for Bob Star and when Star decided to return to
LA Joe became #1.
Joe has been doing the Sox now for 26 years and he will leave on his own terms.
The Red Sox ownership would in a perfect world move Orsillo to radio
and Obie to NESN but they can live with things right now.
On 10/17/08, Bob Nelson <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Dave O'Brien has been doing the games for ESPN International.
> Other times, Arnold has subbed for Obie because he was doing the game for
> ESPN those nights
> too (or some other sporting event). Be glad it's not Glenn Geffner.
> Whenever possible, though, such as tonight, O'Brien was featured on the
> pre-game show.
> So you had O'Brien there doing the game...one booth away...but not for Red
> Sox radio.
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