Brett Dolan

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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.

Gomez Settling In With Astros

Carlos Gomez has already had an interesting big league journey. He played himself into a prospect, then out of that status, before becoming a star with the Brewers. Now traded three times in his career […]

SportsRadio 610–08/07/2015

Bellaire & Rice Product Won’t Forget His MLB Call-Up

Bellaire High School product and former Rice Owls pitcher Tyler Duffey may not have been a Boy Scout, but on Wednesday he will be a Major Leaguer, with a little help from dad. If Duffey […]

SportsRadio 610–08/03/2015

Tom Herman Calls Winning Intoxicating

Tom Herman didn’t exactly have a lot of time to enjoy winning a national championship with the Ohio State Buckeyes and starting his new job as the head football coach of the University of Houston. […]

SportsRadio 610–07/29/2015

KANSAS CITY, MO - JULY 24:   at Kauffman Stadium on July 24, 2015 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images) *** Local Caption ***

Kazmir’s Route From Skeeter To Astro

Long before Scott Kazmir returned to Houston in a trade from the Oakland Athletics, his reputation as a pitching ace had preceded him in the market. His bio comprised everything from high school phenom to […]

SportsRadio 610–07/28/2015

HOUSTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 21:  Former Houston Astros player Craig Biggio walks across the infield prior to the start of the game against the Seattle Mariners at Minute Maid Park on September 21, 2014 in Houston, Texas.  (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Biggio Delivers Heartfelt & Emotional Speech

Craig Biggio batted lead-off Sunday at Major League Baseball’s Hall of Fame induction ceremony. It was as fitting as his speech was emotional and heartfelt. Before John Smoltz, Randy Johnson and Pedro Martinez even had […]

SportsRadio 610–07/26/2015

Springer Hosts Charity Event Monday Night

George Springer is playing the waiting game. Then again he doesn’t have a choice. The Astros outfielder is sporting a cast on his right wrist after it was fractured by a mid 90’s fastball from […]

SportsRadio 610–07/20/2015

Baylor Aims For Big-12 Three-peat

The Baylor Bears football team is coming off back to back 11-2 seasons and Big-12 Conference Championships. But head coach Art Briles still feels like the program is fighting for national respect. The Bears were […]

SportsRadio 610–07/17/2015

Biggio Ready for HOF Weekend

Craig Biggio has been busy. His daughter Quin has been on the softball traveling circuit. Son Cavan is playing in the Cape Cod League while his oldest son Conor decides whether or not he wants […]

SportsRadio 610–07/16/2015

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NRG To Host UIL Football Championships

Houston can thank the NFL for another opportunity to host the UIL’s football state championship games. Multiple reports indicate that NRG Stadium will be the site of ten Texas state championship games, December 17-19th after […]

SportsRadio 610–07/09/2015

Where Are All The Dominant A.L. Teams?

So where are all the dominant teams in the majors? It’s certainly not in the American League. Entering play Monday, there were exactly two teams that were more than six games above .500. If you […]

SportsRadio 610–07/07/2015