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Jim Hunter (sports broadcaster)

Jim Hunter is a sports announcer, currently with the Baltimore Orioles baseball team. He has been with the Orioles since 1997.


Biography

Hunter was with CBS Radio Sports from 1982 to 1996. While with CBS Radio he called the baseball Game of the Week from 1986 to the end of his tenure there, as well as numerous postseason series. He was also a studio announcer for CBS Radio during the 1992 and 1994 Olympic Winter Games. He is the host of O's Extra as well as calling select play-by-play games and is a former lead voice of the Orioles. He called MASN's coverage of college football and basketball.

Hunter graduated from St. John Vianney High School in Holmdel Township, New Jersey in 1977, and was inducted into the school's athletic Hall of Fame in 1994. He graduated from Seton Hall University in 1982 and was active in the school's radio station, WSOU. Hunter also attended Brookdale Community College.[1]

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External links

Biography portal
Baseball portal
  • Jim Hunter's bio at the Orioles official website


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