Minor League Announcer Quits in Midst of Broadcast (Audio)


A minor league team owned by legendary baseball actor Kevin Costner is winning on the field, but they’ve become an absolute train wreck in the front office. The drama has created a “Field of Nightmares” for a horribly mismanaged ballclub.

The second-year Lake County Fielders played their first 32 games on the road, including two trips to Maui.

They were still in their first home series when Manager Tim Johnson walked out over a pay dispute, and many of the players, smarting for the same reason, showed their sympathy.  The Fielders are said to have traded nine players although it is not easy tracking all of them and released 14 others.  That’s virtually the entire team.

And now their play-by-play guy aired more dirty laundry, on the air! (listen to the whole thing after the jump. Once he gets going it’s great)

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