Tim Neverett

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Tim Neverett (born March 1966)[1] is the current play-by-play announcer for the Pittsburgh Pirates Major League Baseball team, a position he was hired for on December 18, 2008. Neverett is a graduate of Emerson College where he lettered in baseball for four seasons, but his broadcast career began before that. At the age of 19 he had a fill-in role as a play-by-play announcer for the Nashua Pirates. In 1992 Neverett moved to Las Vegas. While in Vegas, Neverett would serve as the play-by-play man for the San Diego Padres' and Los Angeles Dodgers' triple-A affiliates. He also called International Hockey League games for the Las Vegas team, the Las Vegas Thunder, a stint he would have for five seasons. He also called college baseball and football games for the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.[2]

Eventually Neverett would move to Denver, where he began to work for Fox Sports Rocky Mountain among other assignments. Neverett would serve in multiple capacities for FSN, providing play-by-play coverage and doing studio shows while also calling college football, basketball, lacrosse, hockey, track and field, arena football and filling in on Colorado Rockies telecasts. During this time he was also hired to be one of the play-by-play announcers for college football and men's basketball for the Mtn. and Versus. He also worked as a radio sports talk host at KLZ AM 560, hosted a weekend sports show for Sporting News Radio, and was the host of "This Week in the Mountain West" for the Mountain West Radio Network.[3]

Neverett also announced events for four different Olympic games on international television for Television New Zealand and One Sport, serving over 100 countries worldwide. Neverett called baseball, softball, basketball and soccer during the 2004 Summer Olympics and the 2008 Summer Olympics as well as hockey and skiing events during the 2002 Winter Olympics and the 2006 Winter Olympics.

Neverett has also covered NFL and college football on the Sports USA Radio Network.

Neverett grew up in Nashua, New Hampshire and has three sons: Matt, Kyle, and Drew.[4]

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