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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.

(Photo Credit: Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Astros Take Another Detour With Porter Firing

This morning on Sports Radio 610, host Patrick Creighton asked, “Aren’t the Astros due for a P.R. disaster today? It has been two weeks since the last one.” Appel, Aiken, Ground Control to name a [...]

SportsRadio 610–09/01/2014

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Week One Texas College Football Primer

College football fans in the state of Texas will get an early overdose of the pigskin in Week One. With the entire weekend to itself, college games will stretch from Thursday through Sunday. Two new [...]

SportsRadio 610–08/27/2014

Sports Need A Pace Of Play Czar

Have you noticed how everything seems to require more time than we would like? It takes forever to get a coffee or a sandwich. Fast food isn’t. Forget about getting an elevator quickly. Don’t get [...]

SportsRadio 610–08/20/2014

Pearland Eliminated At LLWS

Pearland’s stay at the Little League World Series ended Tuesday night with a 6-1 loss to Chicago’s Jackie Robinson West Little League from the Great Lakes Region. After winning its opening game in Williamsport on [...]

SportsRadio 610–08/20/2014

Pearland Stays Alive At LLWS

Pearland East bounced back from a painful loss Sunday night in the Little League World Series with an 11-4 win over Lynnwood, Washington Monday afternoon in Williamsport. Pearland scored in five of the six innings. [...]

SportsRadio 610–08/18/2014

Pearland Drops Heartbreaker At LLWS

The Pearland East Little Leaguers were one out away from another impressive win in the Little League World Series. But the third out was not meant to be. The Mid-Atlantic team from Philadelphia rallied to [...]

SportsRadio 610–08/17/2014

Pearland Wins LLWS Opener

The Pearland East Little Leaguers claimed a 6-4 win over Cumberland, Rhode Island Friday night at the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. Pearland, representing the Southwest Region, built an early 3-0 lead after [...]

08/16/2014

Tuggle Enjoying Practicing Against His Dad’s Former Team

You couldn’t blame Texans Linebacker Justin Tuggle if he was enjoying the joint practices with Atlanta a little more than others. The last time he was at a Falcons Training Camp session, he was just [...]

SportsRadio 610–08/14/2014

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Watt Asked About Clowney “Every Day”

A 32-0 pre-season loss to Arizona has Texans fans searching for the positives. J.J. Watt and Jadeveon Clowney come to mind. Those names are also on the minds of local media, so much so that [...]

SportsRadio 610–08/14/2014

Dallas “D” Searching For Improvement in 2014

It looked and felt so familiar for the Dallas Cowboys. Philip Rivers and the Chargers were on the march in the very first drive of the NFL preseason Thursday night at Qualcomm Stadium, and the [...]

SportsRadio 610–08/08/2014

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