Hometown: Pittsburgh and South Bend, Ind.
Resides: South Bend, Ind. and Sarasota
Years here: 1
Stadium job: Public address announcer
Toughest part of the job: "In spring training, the massive changes in the lineups that can occur. So we had a game earlier this season where between the two teams, they changed 17 position players in one inning."
Favorite player: "It has to be McCutchen. Not only because of the quality of his play. But I see things here and I see it in Pittsburgh, I don't know how many times I've seen him do a Make-A-Wish thing where he throws himself all in. I think it's the quality of the man, McCutchen, first followed by the quality of the baseball player."
Favorite part of McKechnie: "It's got a feel to me ... of old-time baseball. You look at this park and other than the fact that it's, whatever, 8,000 seats tops, I feel like I'm back like a kid watching baseball again in the 1950s."
Best baseball memory: "I was 15 years old and my dad worked for U.S. Steel. ... I got to go to the sixth game of the 1960 World Series sitting in U.S. Steel's box seats. ... I had a choice between taking two tickets for Game 6 or Game 7. And I panicked, and took Game 6 in case there wouldn't have been a Game 7. But it doesn't matter to me today. I got to go to the 1960 World Series. And I remember everything about that day all these years later."
In addition, you've been the public address announcer for Notre Dame football for 34 years. What's the unique experience of that gig: "It's got the iconic name and I went to Notre Dame. So what I like to tell people is I'm a born and bred Pittsburgh guy and it's always in my blood. So for me, I have the two best PA jobs."