After 11 years, Andrew Buchbinder’s mother still cannot figure out why he gets to the ballpark at 9 a.m. every day.
There is no “show up, call the game, leave” for him and broadcasters across baseball. Those familiar voices on the radio are asked to wear plenty of hats, like most employees, especially in the minor leagues.
“My initial interest was the play-by-play and that’s what has carried me back-and-forth across the country and now to Springfield,” said Buchbinder.
As an Asian History major at a small liberal arts college in North Carolina, Buchbinder had little idea of what he wanted to do. He just knew that talking about baseball sounded fun. …