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During Dave's Major League broadcast career, he's been behind the mic for 13 no hitters, including three perfect games. He also had the opportunity to call the 3000th hits for Willie Mays and Tony Gwynn, also Pete Rose's 1,500th, 3000th and 4,000th hits. He called record breaking strikeouts by Nolan Ryan and Steve Carlton. When Andre Dawson hit two home runs in one inning, twice, Dave was behind the microphone. Other career highlights include the Marlins exciting 2003 season, capped by the World Series Championship.

During his years spent in Virginia, he broadcast football, basketball and baseball, becoming a two-time winner of the Virginia Sportscaster of the Year Award.

In 1996, he was honored with the Jack Graney Award, presented by the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame for contributions to baseball through broadcasting.

Dave was also the recipient in 2011 of the Career Achievement Award from Sports Media Canada.

In June 2012, he was inducted into the Wilson High School Hall of Fame in his hometown of Easton, PA.

He received the Sonny Hirsch Excellence in Sports Broadcasting Award in March 2013 at the Eric Reid and Tony Fiorentino charity dinner in Miami.

Dave was inducted into the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame in June 2014 in ceremonies in St. Mary's, Ontario.

His broadcast partners over the years have included Don Drysdale, Pee Wee Reese, Duke Snider, Tom Cheek, Buck Martinez, Ken Singleton, Gary Carter, Tommy Hutton and Jon Sciambi. His current partner on Marlins Radio broadcasts is Glenn Geffner.

Dave was born and raised in Easton Pennsylvania. He has been a resident of South Florida since 1982 and currently lives in Palm Beach Gardens with his wife Josee and their daughter Madison. He also has 5 sons and many wonderful grandchildren.


Over the years, he has shared the booth with a pair of Baseball Hall of Fame broadcasters, 2011 Ford C. Frick Award winner Dave Van Horne with the Marlins and 2005 honoree Jerry Coleman with the Padres. In Boston, Glenn worked alongside Frick Award finalist and Red Sox Hall of Famer Joe Castiglione.

Geffner began his baseball career as the voice of the Rochester Red Wings of the Triple-A International League. His television work includes handling the play-by-play for the New England Sports Network's coverage of Red Sox Minor League baseball during his time in Boston as well as serving as host and reporter for a variety of Red Sox and Padres programming during his 11 seasons with those clubs.

He has two World Series championship rings (Boston, 2004 and 2007) and a National League championship ring (San Diego, 1998).

Geffner is a graduate of Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism. It was at Northwestern where he began his broadcasting career, calling Big Ten baseball, football and basketball for the Wildcats.

Glenn and his wife Christine reside in Weston with their 3 children: Corey, Gregg and Caroline.