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Brett Dolan

Brett DolanBrettDolan

What I do for SportsRadio 610: I’m a utility infielder. Good glove, no hit. Some sports flashes, game coverage, Texans training camp, Texans pre-game show and much, much more once I figure out what all these buttons are for in the control room.

Birthday: Feb. 18

Twitter: brettdolan24

Hometown: Casey, IA

College: University of Iowa- 1992

High School: Adair-Casey High School. Go ahead, just try and find it on a map.

How long at SportsRadio 610: July 2013. I am the rookie but at least I have my ID card. You can’t even go the bathroom around here without said card.

The coolest person at 610: Well Robert Henslee has the best hair but Ted Johnson has three Super Bowl rings.

What I love about Houston: The passion and performance of the youth sports in the city and the suburbs. I also love the professional sports stadiums and arenas. Well done.

My favorite four letter word: Iowa. It’s my homeland. Go Hawks.

Favorite people to interview: Biggio, Clemens and of course Lance Berkman.

My experience: 19 years of professional baseball play-by-play experience, seven with the Astros. Mix in a little MLB Network and ESPN (College baseball) this summer to go along with college football and basketball on the Touchdown Radio Network (national games) CSN Houston and Fox Sports Southwest. High school football and basketball games with the Legacy Sports Network. P.A. Announcer for the Texas Bowl.

The teams I followed growing up: Iowa Hawkeyes, Kansas City Royals and Green Bay Packers. Now I am a minority owner of the Pack- two whole shares.

Signature phrases: That’s nonsense. That seems to apply to sooo many things today.

Favorite sport experiences:

  • Witnessing Craig Biggio’s 3000th hit at Minute Maid Park.
  • Being in attendance at Games 6 & 7 of the 2001 World Series in Phoenix with my dad. Game 7 was a dramatic finish to one the best Series of all time.
  • Taking my son to the NCAA Championship Game at Reliant Stadium in 2011. Although my ten-year old could have shot the ball better than the two teams did that night.
  • Being at the Orange Bowl (2010) when Iowa defeated Georgia Tech and watching the Hawks take out LSU in the Capitol One Bowl in 2005 on one of the best finishes to a bowl game ever. Sorry Saban. Sorry Jamarcus.
  • Coaching first base in a Midwest League minor league game for the Beloit Snappers.
  • Watching my son’s Lamar National All Star baseball team go to state this summer.

Sports I played growing up: Baseball, basketball and golf.

Family: Wife Betsy, son Will and daughter Kate. Yes, I know, Will and Kate, the royal couple lives in my house.

Clowney Progressing In Training Camp

When Texans linebacker Jadeveon Clowney had sports hernia surgery in mid-June, the concern was whether he would be forced to miss valuable practice time in training camp. On Friday, Clowney not only practiced, but continued [...]

SportsRadio 610–2 hours ago

Astros Continue to Build For Future

It seems as if Astros fans can be divided into two distinct categories. There are the loyal supporters who will continue to buy into lure of a bright and prosperous future. 2017 World Series Champs? [...]

SportsRadio 610–08/01/2014

SABR Convention Underway in Houston

If the city of Houston seems like it is overflowing with seamheads this week, it is with good reason. The Society for American Baseball Research (SABR) is holding its 44th National Convention at the Royal [...]

SportsRadio 610–07/31/2014

Appel Produces Good AA Debut

Astros prospect Mark Appel, made his Double-A debut tonight, throwing five scoreless innings for the Corpus Christi Hooks in a Texas League match-up with San Antonio. The former #1 overall (2013) selection allowed just two [...]

SportsRadio 610–07/30/2014

Jason Lane Adds Another Chapter To His Story

Jason Lane’s winding career might make for a good movie someday. Or it could provide the basis for a book. If nothing else, the former Astro and former Skeeter is providing inspiration for ball players [...]

SportsRadio 610–07/29/2014

UH Picked 3rd In AAC Pre-Season Poll

The Houston Cougars were picked third in the American Conference Pre-Season football poll today, in voting conducted by media members. The Coogs received six, first-place votes while finishing behind the Cincinnati Bearcats and the UCF [...]

SportsRadio 610–07/29/2014

Levine Ready For UH Fall Practice

The Houston Cougars football team is less than two weeks away from beginning fall practice and one of the more eagerly anticipated seasons in recent years. The Coogs will be in the first year of [...]

SportsRadio 610–07/21/2014

Glover Quin Ready For Lions Camp

Former Texans safety and current Lion, Glover Quin, is ready to leave a strenuous summer behind and head to Detroit’s training camp this week. “Its football time now,” Quin said Saturday night. The durable Quin [...]

SportsRadio 610–07/20/2014

Astros Strikeout With Aiken

Some Houston Texans fans were upset that the team’s number one draft pick, Jadeveon Clowney, had to undergo a relatively minor surgery after signing his contract. Astros fans may feel like they have been kicked [...]

SportsRadio 610–07/18/2014

Astros Draft Pick Wins Golden Spikes

The Astros second round draft pick, A.J. Reed, was named the 2014 Golden Spikes Award winner Thursday by USA Baseball. The Golden Spikes is given to the top amateur baseball player in the country, equivalent [...]

SportsRadio 610–07/17/2014

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