Jim Powell (sportscaster)
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A native of Roswell, Georgia, Powell was educated at the University of Georgia. He began his baseball play-by-play career with the minor-league Columbia Mets (1987–89, 1993–94) and Charlotte Knights (1990–91, 1995), also calling games part-time for the Minnesota Twins in 1993-94 before being hired by the Brewers in 1996. Teaming with Bob Uecker, Powell called Brewers games for WTMJ radio and was named Wisconsin Sportscaster of the Year in 1998. In 2009, he began teaming with Don Sutton to call games on the Atlanta Braves Radio Network.
In addition to his baseball work, Powell has called college football (for the University of Georgia, University of South Carolina, and CBS Radio) and college basketball (for Davidson College and South Carolina) at various points in his career.