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.

Pearland Advances To LLWS Championship Game

Caleb Low’s two-run homer in extra innings propelled Pearland West to a 9-7 victory over California Thursday night and into the United States championship game of the Little League World Series. Pearland will play Pennsylvania […]

SportsRadio 610–08/27/2015

Pearland Falls At LLWS, Play Again Thursday

Pearland West Little League was shutout 3-0 by a Pennsylvania team Wednesday night at the Little League World Series in Williamsport. The home state team from Lewisberry, PA handed Pearland its first loss in post-season […]

SportsRadio 610–08/26/2015

Credit: Bob Levey/Getty Images

Correa Excited For MLB’s Home Stretch

It is almost hard to believe that the Astros rookie Carlos Correa didn’t appear in a big league game until June 8th. It feels like the 20-year old shortstop has been a key cog of […]

SportsRadio 610–08/26/2015

Pearland On A Roll At LLWS

When the Pearland Little Leaguers arrived at the World Series in Williamsport they heard about the teams to beat to win the tournament. California, Pennsylvania and South Carolina were mentioned. Pearland was not, despite the […]

SportsRadio 610–08/24/2015

Texans Ready To Host Manning & Broncos

Preseason football games don’t always provide a great deal of drama. Some veterans take the night off while others get limited reps. Rookies can take important steps towards making the team while some of the […]

SportsRadio 610–08/21/2015

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - JULY 11: A.J. Hinch #14, Manager of the Houston Astros looks on from the dugout in the first inning against the Tampa Bay Rays on July 11, 2015 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida. (Photo by Cliff McBride/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** A.J. Hinch

Hinch Says It Might Take 90 Plus Wins To Take AL West

Frustration has surrounded the Astros last few road trips. Bright optimism usually follows after a few home games, especially when they are back-to-back walk off efforts such as the ones produced the last two nights […]

SportsRadio 610–08/20/2015

Housotn Texans Training Camp Day 2 - (Photo Credit: Garret Heinrich)

Watt May Not See Action Against Denver

If you have tickets to Saturday’s Texans game against the Denver Broncos at NRG Stadium, you might be asking one question. Will J.J. Watt see any action? According to #99, he doesn’t know the answer. […]

SportsRadio 610–08/19/2015

SOUTH WILLAMSPORT, PA - AUGUST 29:  Starting pitcher Jaron Roblyer #22 of Pearland, Texas pitches during the game against Chinese Taipei on August 29, 2010 in South Willamsport, Pennsylvania.  Chinese Taipei won the Consolation game 14-2. (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

Pearland Set For Another LLWS Trip

Every little league baseball player’s dream is to have the opportunity to play at the World Series in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. For most, it is just that, a dream. But if you grow up in Pearland, […]

SportsRadio 610–08/14/2015

SOUTH WILLAMSPORT, PA - AUGUST 28: Starting pitcher Jorge Gutierrez #15 of Pearland, Texas catches a fly ball in the sun during the game against Waipahu, Hawaii on August 28, 2010 in South Willamsport, Pennsylvania. Waipahu won the United States Championship 10-0. (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

Pearland One Win Away From LLWS

The Pearland Little Leaguers are one win away from another trip to the Little League World Series in Williamsport after pounding Boulder, Colorado 9-1 Tuesday night in Waco in the Southwest Regional. Pearland is attempting […]

SportsRadio 610–08/11/2015

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