Jim Rosenhaus

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Jim Rosenhaus is a radio broadcaster for the Cleveland Indians Major League Baseball team. Rosenhaus also hosts Indians Warm Up and Tribe Talk on WTAM.[1]

Rosenhaus joined the Indians in 2007 after spending 11 years as the play-by-play voice of the AAA Buffalo Bisons. Initially serving as the engineer/producer of the radio broadcast, in 2010 he eventually added the role of broadcaster to his responsibilities.[2] In 2012, he became Tom Hamilton's full-time partner following the retirement of Mike Hegan. Rosenhaus serves as the play by play announcer during innings four, five, and six, and is the color commentator for the rest of the game.

With the Bisons, he called 1,628 games (just 44 contests shy of the all-time record for most in team history held by Pete Weber). Rosenhaus is the only broadcaster to call three Bisons championships (1997, 1998, 2004). He also was the play-by-play announcer for the 2002 AAA All-Star Game.[3]

Rosenhaus also served as the voice of the University of Buffalo Bulls men's basketball team for 11 seasons and worked with the Toronto Blue Jays Radio Network, the Wilmington Blue Rocks and the Kinston Indians.[4]

Rosenhaus graduated from Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania where he was an economics major and computer science minor. Rosenhaus also was a runner on the Cross Country and Track teams at Lafayette and broadcast football, basketball, and baseball games for WJRH at Lafayette College.[5]

In 2011, Rosenhaus was inducted into the Buffalo Bisons Hall of Fame along with former Major League Baseball player and American League Manager of the Year (2003) Tony Peña.[6]

In the off-season, Rosenhaus calls several televised events broadcast on SportsTime Ohio including the Ohio High School Athletic Association football playoffs and high school basketball.

Broadcasting associates with the Indians[edit]

Jim Rosenhas has partnered with the following members of the Cleveland Indians Radio Network (Flagship station: AM 1100, WTAM, Cleveland, OH):

Signature Calls[edit]

  • "Ball four, he lost him!" when a pitcher walks a batter
  • "And the side is retired!" at the end of an inning

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