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Dave began his Major League broadcast career when he became the Montreal Expos lead announcer in the team's inaugural season, 1969. He remained there for 32 years on radio and television as the team's primary voice. He became the Marlins' radio voice in 2001. The team honored Dave last September in a pre-game ceremony at Marlins Park on the occasion of completing his 50th year broadcasting Major League Baseball.

During the course of his career, Dave has been at the mic for 14 no-hitters, including three perfect games. Among his on-air highlights: the 3,000th hits for Willie Mays and Tony Gwynn, and Pete Rose's 1,500th, 3,000th, and 4,000th hits. He was in the booth with partner Glenn Geffner when Glenn called Ichiro Suzuki's 3,000th hit. Among the honors Dave has received:

1996: The Jack Graney Award, presented by the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame, for contributions to baseball through broadcasting.

2011 Career Achievement Award from Sports Media Canada and the Ford C. Frick Award from the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown.

2012: Inducted into the Wilson High Schools Hall of Fame in his hometown, Easton, PA

2013: The Sonny Hirsch Excellence in Sports Broadcasting Award at the Eric Reid-Tony Florentine charity dinner in Miami.

2014: Induction into the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame in June at St. Mary's, ONT

Dave was born and raised in Easton, Pennsylvania. He's been a resident of South Florida since 1982 and currently lives in Palm Beach Gardens with his wife Josee. He has five sons, 11 grandchildren, and a daughter, Madison, a student at the University of Tampa.


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 in the 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, 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 & 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. He is regularly invited to speak to high school and college journalism and broadcasting students and serves as an active mentor to dozens of broadcasters either still in school or in the early stages of their careers.

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


Hollandsworth played 12 seasons in the Major Leagues and was drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the third round of the 1991 MLB Draft. In his first full season with the Dodgers in 1996, Hollandsworth was named the National League Rookie of the Year when he hit .291 with 12 home runs and 59 RBI in 149 games. That season, he led all NL rookies in hits, doubles, home runs, RBI and stolen bases. His 12-year MLB career included stints with the Dodgers, Colorado Rockies, Texas Rangers, Marlins, Chicago Cubs, Atlanta Braves, Cleveland Indians and Cincinnati Reds.


Severino's broadcast experience extends beyond the diamond having been a studio host and play-by-play announcer for NHL Network. Prior to MLB & NHL Network, Severino served as an anchor and host across ESPN's programming. His roles included anchoring "SportsCenter", ESPNews, ESPN.com and ESPN3.com.

He is a Bristol, Connecticut native and proud graduate of Endicott College in Beverly, Massachusetts.