Jumbo Shrimp hold auditions to find next public address announcer

Club will accept submissions to find next Voice at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville

By Scott Kornberg / Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp | March 8, 2019 10:30 AM

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp are looking for a new public address voice at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville. The club's auditions will determine the next public address announcer, who will start on Opening Day presented by Rimrock Delvin and Firehouse Subs at 7:05 p.m. on Thursday, April 4 at the Baseball Grounds.

 

The Jumbo Shrimp are asking for video submissions to be emailed to win@jaxshrimp.com by Sunday, March 17. The video entries should follow this script:

 

LADIES AND GENTLEMAN…WELCOME TO THE BASEBALL GROUNDS OF JACKSONVILLE! THE GATES ARE NOW OPEN FOR TONIGHT'S SOUTHERN LEAGUE GAME BETWEEN THE JACKSONVILLE JUMBO SHRIMP, SOUTHERN LEAGUE AFFILIATE OF THE MIAMI MARLINS, AND THE TENNESSEE SMOKIES, SOUTHERN LEAGUE AFFILIATE OF THE CHICAGO CUBS.

 

IN AN EFFORT TO ACCOMMODATE ALL GUESTS, SMOKING IS PROHIBITED ON THE CONCOURSE AND IN THE SEATING BOWL, INCLUDING ELECTRONIC AND SMOKELESS CIGARETTES OR ANY DEVICE THAT MIMICS THE ACT OF SMOKING. FOR THOSE GUESTS WANTING TO SMOKE, DESIGNATED SMOKING AREAS ARE LOCATED ON THE BACK SIDE OF THE CONCOURSE AND NEAR THE BUDWEISER TIKI TERRACE.

 

AND NOW…LET'S WELCOME TO THE FIELD YOUR JACKSONVILLE JUMBO SHRIMP!!!

 

IN RIGHT FIELD… #22, John Norwood

 

IN CENTER FIELD #3, Monte Harrison

 

IN LEFT FIELD…#7, Brian Miller

 

AT FIRST BASE… #27, Peter O'Brien

 

AT SECOND BASE… #11, Isan Diaz (EE-sahn)

 

AT SHORTSTOP…#4, Chris Diaz

 

AT THIRD BASE…#13, Brian Schales

 

BEHIND THE PLATE IS…#17 Sharif Othman (SHA-reef)

 

AND ON THE MOUND FOR THE JUMBO SHRIMP IS…#23 Nick Neidert (Nye-dert)

 

All finalists will be contacted for live tryouts at the ballpark. Please contact director of promotions and special events David Ratz at david@jaxshrimp.com with any questions.

 

UP NEXT: Opening Day for the Jumbo Shrimp in 2019 is Thursday, April 4, against the Jackson Generals at the Baseball Grounds Jacksonville. Season tickets, mini plans, and corporate outings are on sale now. Visit www.jaxshrimp.com or phone 904-358-2846 to secure yours today.

 

ABOUT THE JUMBO SHRIMP: The Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp offer affordable family fun at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville. Their inaugural season garnered the Southern League's Don Mincher Organization of the Year, Promotional Trophy and Jimmy Bragan Executive of the Year, won by General Manager Harold Craw. To experience the excitement with the terrific value of ticket and group options, call the Jumbo Shrimp at (904) 358-2846 or visit www.jaxshrimp.com.

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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