Thursday, January 16, 2014

Former Padres PA Announcer 'hurt' over removal

Frank Anthony had an extensive background in voice work when he walked into an invitation-only audition for the Padres’ public address announcer more than 10 years ago. He’s not exactly crazy about the idea that his replacement at Petco Park might not after learning of their plans to fill his seat in 2014:

An open casting call with fans having some say online and through social media.

“It’s hurtful; it’s disappointing,” Anthony said Wednesday afternoon. “To make it appear that anyone can walk off the street and can apply for this demeans what I’ve done for 10 years.”

That, of course, is the plan. Sort of.  read full story

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