He swapped paying to watch 15 to 20 professional baseball games to being paid to watch 80. He traded paying for his ball park food to getting it for free.
And instead of entertaining the people sitting around him with his unsolicited commentary, he now entertains the entire stadium as the public address announcer for the Carolina Mudcats.
“Pretty good deal, huh?” Permar said. “I don’t know how you beat it.”
Permar, 36, is in his first season as the stadium voice of the Mudcats, but he got his start on the P.A. as a high school student at Broughton High. read more here