Fox Sports and Dodgers Announcer Joe Davis Talks World Series, Career Trajectory
With the World Series kicking off at 8pm ET tonight on FOX, we had Dodgers/FOX Sports college football play-by-play caller Joe Davis on the podcast. We discussed:
- The Clayton Kershaw playoff narrative, what the mood was like around the Dodgers when they went 1-16 in August/September, the equanimity of Dave Roberts, and the maturation of Yasiel Puig.
- What is are the similarities and differences of calling baseball and college football? How did being a quarterback at Beloit College help his understanding of how to call a football game?
- How Davis went from calling Schaumburg Flyers games in the Northern League while in college to the AA Montgomery Biscuits to the jobs he has now.
- The players he saw in the minors that he knew would be stars.
- His list of mentors in the industry.
- The Mount Rushmore of events he’d love to call one day.
Hope you enjoy!
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