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Robert Ford (sportscaster)

Robert Ford is an American sportscaster who is the lead voice of the Houston Astros, replacing Milo Hamilton and other announcers Dave Raymond and Brett Dolan.


Before moving up to the booth, Ford was the pregame/postgame host for the franchise and performed the same role with the Kansas City Royals as their radio host for the pregame and postgame shows. His other baseball play-by-play experiences came from the Binghamton Mets, Yakima Bears, and the Kalamazoo Kings. Outside of baseball, he called Binghamton Bearcats women's and select men's basketball. He also called select high school football and basketball games for WCDO. In 2003 and 2004, Ford was named Frontier League Broadcaster of the Year.[1]


Ford grew up in The Bronx and attended The Bronx High School of Science, before moving on to Syracuse University, from which he graduated with a bachelor's degree in broadcasting journalism in 2001.


  1. ^ "Broadcasters | Team". Retrieved 2013-10-14.

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