Jon Sciambi


Jon Sciambi

Jon "Boog" Sciambi (born April 11, 1970 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an American sportscaster for Atlanta Braves baseball on SportSouth and FSN South. He has worked extensively as a baseball play-by-play announcer, working for ESPN in 2005 and 2006. Sciambi's nickname "Boog" comes from his physical resemblance to former major league player Boog Powell. [ [http://mlb.mlb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20061220&content_id=1765301&vkey=news_mlb&fext=.jsp&c_id=mlb Major League Baseball "Braves name new TV broadcast team" 20 December 2006] ] He is a graduate of Boston College and Regis High School in New York City.

He is working his second season with the Atlanta Braves in 2008 on SportSouth and FSN South. He is paired with Joe Simpson and is scheduled to work more than 100 games on the two television networks now that the Braves are not carried nationally on TBS. [http://atlanta.braves.mlb.com/content/printer_friendly/atl/y2006/m07/d11/c1552889.jsp]

Also in 2008 he called games for espn radio on saturday afternoon games

Sciambi was an announcer with the Florida Marlins from 1997 to 2004.

He formerly worked in South Florida sports radio on 790 The Ticket, where he was a staunch proponent of not discussing high school football, including the recruiting of high school players to college programs. Sciambi left the radio show on April 4, 2008 to focus on broadcasting for the Atlanta Braves. [ [http://www.miamiherald.com/sports/story/473371.html The Ticket shuffles lineup - 03/28/2008 - MiamiHerald.com ] ]

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* [http://mlb.mlb.com/NASApp/mlb/news/article.jsp?ymd=20061220&content_id=1765301&vkey=news_mlb&fext=.jsp&c_id=mlb Braves name new TV broadcast team]
* [http://www.baseballprospectus.com/chat/chat.php?chatId=199 Baseball Prospectus Chat with Jon Sciambi]


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