Barrie Baycats broadcaster Ben Shulman will be sharing the mic with a new broadcast partner on Saturday when the Baycats face the Kitchener Panthers. The good news is it’s someone he knows pretty well – his Dad, legendary sports broadcaster Dan Shulman.
🔥⚾️ BREAKING NEWS: The #BarrieBaycats are proud to announce that our very own Ben Shulman will sharing the mic with his Dad Dan Shulman at THIS SATURDAY’S Barrie Baycats game vs the Kitchener Panthers. Dan is a huge sports personality and is currently the voice of the Blue Jays! pic.twitter.com/2rZmBN1RvX— Barrie Baycats⚾ (@IBLBaycats) May 17, 2019
The elder Shulman is a play-by-play announcer for ESPN’s men’s college basketball coverage, select regular season MLB games, and post-season MLB coverage on ESPN Radio. He started his career in Barrie, before moving on to The Fan 590 to begin his career in the big leagues. Shulman tweeted that the game will be a “thrill” for him” adding the hashtag #FunDadStuff
Looking forward to being @benshulman7's sidekick for the Baycats/Panthers game this Saturday. I've heard the kid call a game, he's pretty good!!!— Dan Shulman (@DShulman_ESPN) May 17, 2019
Saturday’s game is a rematch of last year’s Championship series, where the Baycats came out on top. Tickets are still available here.
Cover image courtesy of the Barrie Baycats