Ten Things I Would Tweet If I Was Still On Twitter… Volume Twenty-Two

Does Kenny Albert talk like that when he’s NOT on tv?

It’s either really hard to mix audio in the Rogers Center with the roof closed or the FOX audio guy isn’t very good

How many GM’s in baseball want to pay top dollar for a pitcher who’s a postseason disaster? Except of course the Dodgers GM

I don’t trust anyone who says they’ve never had a drink or a cup of coffee… Except Peter Esposito

Looking forward to watching a football game at West Point Saturday

Can’t watch commercial of the day… Cartoon food talking in the fridge

Don’t think the Blue Jays can win without Josh Donaldson

Didn’t watch one second of the President’s Cup day one matches and it appears I didn’t miss a thing

I hope Rob Oppenheim keeps his PGA TOUR card next year

I think Media Matters guy David Brock and ESPN guy Mel Kiper are the same guy. Have you ever seen them together?

About Keith Hirshland

My name is Keith Hirshland and I am a four decades television veteran who has spent time both in front of and behind the camera. During nearly forty years in broadcasting my path has crossed in front of, behind and alongside some of the best in the business... And some of the worst. Many of those people I count as friends while others wouldn't make the effort to spit on me if I was on fire. This television life started early watching my Mom and Dad found, fund and run a local affiliate TV station in Reno, Nevada. As a teenager approaching adulthood I worked for them, first as an on-air sports reporter/anchor and later as a director and producer. Jobs in the industry took me across the country and then to many places around the world. Sports is my passion and putting it on TV has been my business. Production credits include auto racing, baseball, basketball, bowling, college football, field hockey, soccer, volleyball and water polo but the majority of my time "in the chair" since 1990 has been invested in the game of golf with both ESPN and The Golf. Channel ( I was one of the first forty people hired by TGC in 1994 ). I am a fan and I watch TV sports as a fan but I also have hundreds of thousands of hours watching from inside a production truck. I think that makes me qualified to comment, my hope is you agree. I have written two books, Cover Me Boys, I'm Going In (Tales of the Tube from a Broadcast Brat), a memoir that is a tribute to my parents, the hard working, creative people who started ESPN2 and The Golf Channel and a look back at my life in television. My second book is a novel, Big Flies, and is a mystery that tells the story of a father and a son with four of the world's most notorious unsolved robberies as a backdrop. I look forward to sharing new thoughts about golf, golf television, sports in general and the broadcast industry with you. The views expressed here are mine and mine alone. They are not connected to nor endorsed by any other person, association, company or organization.
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