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WGN-TV Cubs Announcers Rock Out: Len Kasper & Bob Brenly
WGN-TV Cubs Announcers Rock Out: Len Kasper & Bob Brenly
::2009/04/01::
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The 2014 Chicago Cubs on WGN-TV: Len Kasper on Wrigley
The 2014 Chicago Cubs on WGN-TV: Len Kasper on Wrigley
::2014/02/27::
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On the Beat with Len Kasper of the Chicago Cubs
On the Beat with Len Kasper of the Chicago Cubs
::2012/10/09::
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Len Kasper cussing on live tv
Len Kasper cussing on live tv
::2011/06/22::
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Chicago Cubs TV Man Len Kasper Talks Baseball
Chicago Cubs TV Man Len Kasper Talks Baseball
::2008/03/13::
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Ivy Envy Podcast - Interview with Len Kasper
Ivy Envy Podcast - Interview with Len Kasper
::2014/02/10::
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Smith & Wollensky Luncheon Series - Len Kasper & Bob Brenly
Smith & Wollensky Luncheon Series - Len Kasper & Bob Brenly
::2008/05/19::
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Len Kasper and Bob Brenley Eating all season long
Len Kasper and Bob Brenley Eating all season long
::2011/09/28::
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Len Kasper jokes about Mike Leake
Len Kasper jokes about Mike Leake's hair
::2012/05/11::
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Matt Murton, Rich Hill, and Len Kasper on "Chasing October"
Matt Murton, Rich Hill, and Len Kasper on "Chasing October"
::2007/09/28::
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Len Kasper Visits Still Middle School
Len Kasper Visits Still Middle School
::2009/12/04::
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Cubs Announcer Len Kasper Offers New Lyrics to The Baseball Project Song "Past Time" Chicago 9/11/09
Cubs Announcer Len Kasper Offers New Lyrics to The Baseball Project Song "Past Time" Chicago 9/11/09
::2009/09/13::
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Len Kasper and Bob Brenly Sing the Stretch From The Bleachers
Len Kasper and Bob Brenly Sing the Stretch From The Bleachers
::2012/05/11::
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Chicago Cubs TV Man Len Kasper Talks about the 2011 Cubs
Chicago Cubs TV Man Len Kasper Talks about the 2011 Cubs
::2011/04/01::
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"A Voice for 3000" Len Kasper: Voice of the Chicago Cubs
"A Voice for 3000" Len Kasper: Voice of the Chicago Cubs
::2012/04/06::
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My Question On Air with Len Kasper
My Question On Air with Len Kasper
::2013/05/02::
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Len Kasper and Bob Brenly Talking durring Rain Delay Cubs vs Pirates
Len Kasper and Bob Brenly Talking durring Rain Delay Cubs vs Pirates
::2011/09/04::
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Len Kasper and Daron Sutton PSA
Len Kasper and Daron Sutton PSA
::2007/11/17::
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Len & Bob play Folsom Prison Blues
Len & Bob play Folsom Prison Blues
::2007/01/19::
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Williams interviewed in booth
Williams interviewed in booth
::2013/04/18::
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Happy Holidays from WGNSports and Len and JD
Happy Holidays from WGNSports and Len and JD
::2012/12/05::
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Len & Bob: WGN Cubs Announcers EXTENDED version
Len & Bob: WGN Cubs Announcers EXTENDED version
::2009/04/14::
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Spiegs/Kasper Replacements
Spiegs/Kasper Replacements
::2013/06/22::
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Hot Stove Cool Music - Lawyers, Guns and Money - Peter Gammons All Stars featuring Len Kasper
Hot Stove Cool Music - Lawyers, Guns and Money - Peter Gammons All Stars featuring Len Kasper
::2014/01/12::
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Len & Bob Bash 2008
Len & Bob Bash 2008
::2008/01/21::
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Tribute to Andy Warhol who was always In the Loop
Tribute to Andy Warhol who was always In the Loop
::2013/02/12::
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Theo Epstein
Theo Epstein's Cover Band
::2011/10/14::
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Jim Deshaies Finds Wilford Brimley Lookalike
Jim Deshaies Finds Wilford Brimley Lookalike
::2013/03/24::
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Sergeant Major of the Army, Raymond Chandler - Army Birthday 2012 at Wrigley Field
Sergeant Major of the Army, Raymond Chandler - Army Birthday 2012 at Wrigley Field
::2012/06/20::
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The Rush Street Show [The Cheeseburger Show Ep. 3]
The Rush Street Show [The Cheeseburger Show Ep. 3]
::2009/08/20::
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WGN
WGN's Pat Tomasulo vs Blackhawk Legend Bobby Hull
::2008/12/18::
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Behind the Scenes of the Wrigley Field Scoreboard
Behind the Scenes of the Wrigley Field Scoreboard
::2008/05/08::
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EV at Wrigley   8 25 09   pt 1
EV at Wrigley 8 25 09 pt 1
::2009/08/26::
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Matt Murton and Ryan Dempster on a World Series at Wrigley
Matt Murton and Ryan Dempster on a World Series at Wrigley
::2007/09/28::
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Awkward: Cubs Interview
Awkward: Cubs Interview
::2013/08/21::
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Mike mentioned on WGN for USMC Boot Camp Graduation!!!
Mike mentioned on WGN for USMC Boot Camp Graduation!!!
::2009/05/24::
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Chicago Cubs Poke Fun at Ryan Theriot
Chicago Cubs Poke Fun at Ryan Theriot's New Diva Attitude
::2009/06/03::
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Chicago Cubs Poke Fun at Ryan Theriot
Chicago Cubs Poke Fun at Ryan Theriot's New Diva Attitude
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Mike from Milwaukee
Mike from Milwaukee's 2011 picks (and more)
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Ben Heisler WGN Sports Cubs Pre-Game Demo
Ben Heisler WGN Sports Cubs Pre-Game Demo
::2007/07/23::
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Rock Kasper ^^,
Rock Kasper ^^,
::2009/06/18::
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Ambivalent - R U OK (Kasper Is OK Remix) [better audio]
Ambivalent - R U OK (Kasper Is OK Remix) [better audio]
::2010/04/30::
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Kasper Holger and his Extra300
Kasper Holger and his Extra300
::2007/11/07::
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Rock'n Research: Kasper Jahn om at folde medicinbokse i nanostørrelse
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Len and Bob Call The Game From the Bleachers
Len and Bob Call The Game From the Bleachers
::2012/08/27::
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Slow Newschool Club Banger Beat (Doubletime Rap Beat) L.E.N. Beats
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Kasper Wang
Kasper Wang
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Lay Me Down - Sam Smith (cover by me, Kasper)
Lay Me Down - Sam Smith (cover by me, Kasper)
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Franz Kasper: The Grasshopper and Me
Franz Kasper: The Grasshopper and Me
::2006/08/23::
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Len and Bob see Streakers in Florida
Len and Bob see Streakers in Florida
::2012/05/10::
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Len Kasper (born January 21, 1971 in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan) is a play-by-play announcer for the Chicago Cubs (2005–present)[1][2] on WGN-TV, WCIU-TV, and Comcast SportsNet. He works alongside color commentator Jim Deshaies.

Personal life[edit]

Kasper grew up in Michigan. His broadcasting influence was the Detroit Tigers' legendary broadcaster, Ernie Harwell.

He graduated from Shepherd High School. He graduated summa cum laude from Marquette University with a degree in public relations in 1993.

He and his wife Pam have one son, named Leo.[1]

Career[edit]

His previous stints were with the Milwaukee Brewers (1999–2001) and Florida Marlins (2002–2004). Before then, he worked for WTMJ-AM (620) in Milwaukee as the host of the station's daily sports show, hosted pregame and halftime shows for the Green Bay Packers, and was a co-host on a hot stove league show on the Brewers' radio network. He was actually the Cubs' third choice for an announcer behind Dave O'Brien and Matt Vasgersian. Beginning January 2009, Kasper has also become a disc jockey. He hosts a weekly show for one hour, Wednesday evenings at 8:00 on WXRT, an adult album alternative station, where he has often made appearances to discuss Chicago Cubs baseball.[3]

Quotes[edit]

  • "We're very high right now, and I'm not referring to our Woodstock conversation." (talking about the broadcasting booth at the Washington Nationals' stadium)- Cubs @ Nationals, Nationals Park, April 27, 2008
  • "Swing and a miss! A no hitter! Carlos Zambrano has no hit the Houston Astros! Ohhh Baby!" (Carlos Zambrano's no hitter)-Cubs @ Astros, Miller Park, September 14, 2008
  • "It wiiiiilll go!" - Often said while announcing a Cubs home run.
  • "The pitch to Aramis, he hits a drive, deep left center! Cubs win! They win it! Ramirez! 2-run shot! Ohhh baby! Can you believe it? Unbelievable!"-Brewers @ Cubs, Wrigley Field, June 29, 2007

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Broadcasters". MLB.com. Retrieved 16 September 2012. 
  2. ^ Gleeman, Aaron (22 June 2011). "Len Kasper signs five-year extension to stay Cubs’ announcer". NBC. Retrieved 16 September 2012. 
  3. ^ [1][dead link]

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Preceded by
Chip Caray
Chicago Cubs Television Play-By-Play Announcer
2005–present
Succeeded by
current
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