Bob Fitzgerald

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For the American basketball player, see Bob Fitzgerald (basketball).
Fitzgerald on March 4, 2013

Robert J. "Bob" Fitzgerald (born circa 1968)[1] is an American sports broadcaster who is currently the TV play-by-play announcer for the NBA team Golden State Warriors and Arena Football team San Jose SaberCats on CSN Bay Area,[2] and is a co-host of the show Fitz and Brooks on KNBR with co-host Rod Brooks.[3]

Biography[edit]

Education[edit]

A graduate of the University of Notre Dame, Fitzgerald also earned a master's degree in sports management from Ohio State University. While at Notre Dame, he worked as a play-by-play broadcaster for Fighting Irish football and basketball on campus radio station WVFI. Bob Fitzgerald went to Serra High School

KNBR[edit]

Bob Fitzgerald gained fame on KNBR as the host of the 10pm to 12am sports talk show "Up All Night." His masterful combination of sports and entertainment knowledge won him a strong fan base. Bob referred to his callers as the smartest of all the shows on KNBR. He and his producer enjoyed using the Cypress Hill song, "Insane In The Membrane" amongst others as bumper music.

Rod and Bob often joke around about how Rod's LSU Tigers won the BCS Championship in college football while Bob started kissing all the members of the Fighting Irish who went 3-9.[4]

Their talk show airs weekdays from noon to 3pm Pacific Time on KNBR 680.

Bob is also the voice of the NBA 2K video game series.

Golden State Warriors[edit]

He is employed by the Golden State Warriors as their television play-by-play announcer.

Olympics broadcasts[edit]

He also did play-by-play for NBC Sports coverage of water polo at the 2008 Summer Olympics.[5] In 2012, he was one of the play-by-play basketball announcers covering the London 2012 Summer Olympics for NBC television.[6]

NFL broadcasts[edit]

He has also called National Football League games for the Westwood One and Sports USA radio networks.

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