Speaker Bill  Brown Bill Brown -- Sports Broadcaster

Bill Brown is the Voice of the Houston Astros on TV and will be starting his 26th year in the job in 2012. He worked for the Cincinnati Reds TV Network during the Big Red Machine era from 1976-82 and has been a sports broadcaster for 40 years.


  • Inspirational
  • Sports/Athletics
  • Technology


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Bill Brown -- Sports Broadcaster


  • Bachelor of Journalism, University of Missouri, 1969


  • 40 years of sports broadcasting on radio and television
  • 25 years as TV play-by-play broadcaster for Houston Astros 1987-present
  • 7 years as TV play-by-play broadcaster for Cincinnati Reds 1976-82
  • Host of various radio and TV sports talk shows and play-by-play of pro and college football and basketball, pro hockey, pro and amateur tennis and other sports as well


  • Inducted into Texas Baseball Hall of Fame in 1992
  • Inducted into Media Wall of Honor in 2011 by Houston baseball media
  • Awarded Fred Hartman Award for Long and Meritorious Service to Houston Baseball in 2011
  • Given Community Service Award by Texas Italian-American Sports Foundation


  • Finishing Houston Astros 50th Anniversary Book now
  • Writing book now on Inspiration Sports Profiles for charity to be published in 2012

1) Major League Baseball

2) Sports Broadcasting

3) Changes in Technology as they apply to sports broadcasting from the 1920’s to the current day

4) Inspirational Sports Stories (I am writing a self published book about that now)

5) Television Broadcasting

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