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
Taliban suicide bombers kill 7 in Kabul, wound 21
Ford adding 1,000 jobs to its Oakville plant
Mayoral forum focused on environmental issues draws large crowd
Big battle to stay in Winnipeg
Royals beat A's 9-8 in 12 in AL wild-card thriller
RCMP critical of national anti-terrorist handbook
Revel auction still taking bids, did not adjourn
Historic Delta Marsh hunting property up for sale
Despite bringing in extra revenue, province no further ahead in slashing deficit
Child welfare should focus on parents, community: First Nations chiefs
Broken net for city's at-risk kids
Convicted drug dealer asks judge for leniency
World's oldest clown dies at 98 in Montana
'Arctic Gateway' a Plan B for oil, D.C. told
Havixbeck wants to upgrade sewage plant, cut phosphorous contamination
Bowman promises different city hall, highlights 'efficiencies'
Chilean searchers find bodies of Cdn, Swede
Willy skips Bombers practice to let his body recover
Winnipeg start-ups score sought-after financing at innovation fund awards
Veteran Manitoba RCMP officer alleged to have molested child
AFN wants outside probe into teen's death
Man in custody after weapons-related investigation
Tories want government to release consultant's report on Phoenix Sinclair inquiry
Police looking for two bronze plaques stolen from community of Dunnottar
Man gets jail after assaulting, choking police officer
Sanders says voters should be told hard truth about city's financial woes
Clouds, rain on the way
Art gallery sets weekend opening attendance record for its new Dali exhibitions
Van 'driven erratically' crashes into construction equipment
Russia upset over Canadian visa denials
Former NHL player, hall of famer Hergesheimer dies
Judy W-L's ties targeted
CanRock stalwarts The Tea Party in town Dec. 2
Abbas does more harm than good
Tories months late with jihadi tracking tool
Magnotta's trial takes look at photos of parcels
Dialogue through dance
Uh-oh, more goalie worries
Canadians paying more for dairy, poultry
Radio personality charged