Winnipeg Free Press - ONLINE EDITION
Posted: 01/28/2014 11:22 AM | Comments: 0
The Winnipeg Goldeyes are searching for a new radio voice, after longtime broadcaster Paul Edmonds stepped down today.
Edmonds served as the voice of the Fish for 19 seasons, most recently on TSN 1290, offering play-by-play, co-hosting a regular Goldeyes show with manager Rick Forney, and keeping tabs on the team throughout the offseason.
But TSN 1290 recently acquired the rights to Toronto Blue Jays games, and the Goldeyes will move their broadcasts to 100.7 this year.
Edmonds resigned as the voice of the Fish to sign on with TSN 1290, where he has recently helped broadcast hockey.
Edmonds will join the TSN 1290 morning show with Troy Westwood and Matt Leibl, filling the hole left after the station cut Jay Richardson from the show earlier this month.
"He is without a doubt one of the best play-by-play announcers in the game of baseball, not just at the independent level, but anywhere in baseball," GM Andrew Collier said in a statement. "The American Association will be without one of the great ambassadors of the game. On behalf of the entire Goldeyes organization, I’d like to wish him all the best in his new venture."
Have you found an error, or know of something we’ve missed in one of our stories? Please use the form below and let us know.
Having problems with the form?Contact Us Directly
Oswald to lay out her plan for her first 100 days if elected NDP leader
Manitoba premier to learn fate in one week
Traders look to BoC rate announcement
Kids, especially girls, lured to sciences
Stabbing at Yale Hotel on Main Street leaves one person in critical condition
Thousands march in Russia to mourn Putin critic Nemtsov
Crowdfunding nets $20,000 for woman in hijab dispute
Seven things to do in Winnipeg this week
A different kind of firefight: Winnipeggers helped battle blazes in the Blitz
Violence rises in cash-strapped Palestine
U.K. made 'Jihadi John' evil, activist says