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JON MILLER
jon millerJon Miller, the "Voice of the Giants," enters his 11th season in the broadcast booth on KNBR Radio. An award-winning broadcast veteran of more than 20 years, Miller is also the play-by-play commentator on ESPN's Sunday Night Baseball telecasts.Miller, noted for his eloquent game description, golden voice and marvelous sense of humor, spent 14 years with the Baltimore Orioles before coming to San Francisco in 1997. Prior to joining Baltimore in 1983, the talented broadcaster spent two seasons with the Texas Rangers (1978-79) and three seasons with the Boston Red Sox (1980-82). During his 16-year tenure at ESPN, he has been nominated six times for an "ACE" award, emblematic of cable television excellence, and won the award in 1991 and 1996 for his play-by-play work. Nominated twice for a national Emmy Award in 1995 and 1996, Miller has broadcast the World Series on ESPN Radio the past eight years. The Bay Area native has also broadcast hockey, basketball and soccer in his distinguished career.

DUANE KUIPER
kuiperDuane Kuiper begins his 22nd season as a Major League announcer. He embarks on his 14th consecutive year with the KNBR Radio broadcast. The 11-year big league infielder has won the prestigious Emmy Award five times in his distinguished broadcasting career in the category of "On Camera Sports." He provided commentary for the Giants from 1987-92 and served a one-year stint with the expansion Colorado Rockies in 1993. The former infielder spent the last four years of his career with the Giants, following seven campaigns with the Cleveland Indians. In 2004 he was voted by Cleveland fans as one of the 100 greatest players in Tribe history. After retiring in 1985, Kuiper provided commentary on Giants radio and TV broadcasts through the end of that season, and had his own radio show on KNBR from 1982-85. The Wisconsin native serves as a board member of the Giants Community Fund.

MIKE KRUKOW
krukowMike Krukow enters his 13th full season as color analysts for KNBR. A five-time Emmy award winner, Krukow's playing career in the majors spanned 14 years and three teams: the Chicago Cubs (1976-81), Philadelphia Phillies (1982) and San Francisco Giants (1983-89), where his enthusiasm both on and off the field made him a fan favorite. "Kruk," who was named as the starting right-handed pitcher to the 1980's Giants All- Decade Team in a vote by Bay Area media in 1999, is noted for his deep knowledge of the game and tremendous sense of humor. A 20-game winner for the Giants in 1986, Krukow retired after the 1989 season with a 124-117 career record and a 3.90 ERA.

 

DAVE FLEMMING
flemmingDave Flemming, the youngest active Major League broadcaster, begins his 4th year of broadcasting for a big league club. Before becoming part of the KNBR broadcast team, Flemming spent three seasons as the play-by-play announcer for the Pawtucket Red Sox, Boston's triple-A affiliate. In addition to his PawSox duties, he also broadcast Brown University basketball and hockey. Before moving to Pawtucket, Flemming broadcast play-byplay for the Visalia Oaks in 2000, and served a dual role as the team's assistant general manager. The Alexandria, VA native received a Bachelor's and Master's degrees from Stanford, and a Master's degree in Broadcast Journalism from Syracuse University. While at Stanford, Flemming broadcast Cardinal baseball, men's and women's basketball, football, and served as sports director at the school's radio station, KZSU Radio.

MYCHAEL URBAN
mychaelMychael Urban hosts Sportsphone 680-The Giants Pre and Post game shows on KNBR for the 2007 season. Mychael has an in-depth knowledge of baseball, and great contacts inside the game. He's also a published author, having written the book "Aces", which is an inside story of the A's three pitchers Hudson, Mulder and Zito. Mychael is currently the National Baseball writer for mlb.com. Through the book, he has a very close relationship with Barry Zito which we hope will help us this season. Mychael has filled in numerous times on KNBR over the past two years, and we're looking fortunate to have him handling our Giants weekend programming.

 

GREG PAPA

papaGreg Papa, a 19-year veteran of Bay Area sports broadcasting, returns for his third year in the Giants broadcast booth. He will announce select Giants games on television and radio, replacing Jon Miller when he is away on assignment for ESPN's Sunday Night Baseball. In addition to his broadcast responsibilities for the Giants, Papa also handles radio play-by-play duties for the Oakland Raiders and does regional baseball telecasts for ESPN. A familiar voice in the Bay Area, Papa spent the previous 14 years as the television play-by-play announcer the Oakland A's. In addition, Papa also served as the radio voice for the Golden State Warriors from 1986 through 1997. Following his stint with the Warriors, he served as the lead broadcaster for San Antonio Spurs telecasts for three seasons (1997-2000). Prior to moving west, Papa was a member of the Indiana Pacers radio and television broadcasting teams for the 1984-85 and 1985-86 seasons. His national network assignments have included work with NBC, ABC and ESPN. The Buffalo, NY native is a graduate of Syracuse University.