About brian_anderson

Brian Anderson was named Brewers play-by-play announcer on January 10, 2007. He begins his fifth season as a Major League broadcaster.

For the past three seasons, he has been tabbed by TBS to do play-by-play for the network?s coverage of the MLB Playoffs. As a part of his Postseason duties, Anderson called Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Roy Halladay?s historic no hitter for TBS.

In 2010, Anderson added regular season TBS Sunday Game of the Week broadcasts to his resume, and will continue to call selected Sunday national games again in 2011. Anderson also does NCAA basketball play-by-play for the BIG TEN Network. As a part of his work on the 2007 Brewers Preview Show, Anderson and the FS Wisconsin team were awarded a regional Emmy Award.

Anderson joined the Brewers from Golf Channel, where he worked as a play-by-play announcer from 2003-06. In his role there, he served as a host for a variety of the network?s events, including the PGA and Nationwide Tours. Anderson also worked at Fox Sports Southwest, calling NCAA college basketball from 2002-07, and serving as a sideline reporter for the San Antonio Spurs from 1999-07, where he saw the Spurs win three NBA Championships.

From 1998-2000, Anderson handled Minor League and Little League Baseball telecasts for ESPN. He received his start in baseball with the San Antonio Missions, the Double-A affiliate of the San Diego Padres, serving as a radio/television play-by-play announcer from 1994-2003.

Anderson played catcher on the nationally-ranked baseball team at St. Mary?s University (Texas) and graduated *** Laude from the school in 1993 with a degree in English-communications. His brother, Mike Anderson, had a stint in the majors as a pitcher with the Cincinnati Reds (1993) and is currently a Major League scout in the Texas Rangers organization.