Harold Reynolds, Jon Miller & Rick Rizzs

written by Mikaela Cowles on June 6, 2012 in Luncheons and Player Appearances with no comments

June’s luncheon will feature a fantastic cast including Harold Reynolds, Mariners All-Star and MLB Network Analysts, and Jon Miller, Hall of Fame broadcaster and Voice of the Giants. Emceeing the event will be our own well loved Rick Rizzs, Voice of the Mariners.

RBI Club luncheons are generally only available to RBI Club members and select guests. Due to the stellar speakers the Mariners have secured for us, we will also be opening this unique opportunity to all season ticket holders. Space will be limited. Please RSVP as soon as possible to ensure your seat.

Speakers
Harold Reynolds – Mariners All-Star & MLB Network Analysts
As a former Major League Baseball second baseman, Reynolds played primarily for the Mariners. While with the Mariners, he won three Gold Glove Awards (1988, 1989, and 1990).

Reynolds began his broadcasting career in 1996 as a lead studio analyst on ESPN’s Baseball Tonight. In 2007, he joined MLB.com as a baseball commentator.

Best Known For: Turning the Double Play

Jon Miller – Hall of Fame Broadcaster & Voice of the Giants
Miller’s broadcasting career began at the College of San Mateo’s FM radio station (KCSM-FM) and UHF/PBS TV station (KCSM-TV). In 1974, he landed his first baseball play-by-play job. Over the years, he did short stints broadcasting hockey and basketball. But, he is best known for his broadcasts of Major League Baseball. In 2010, he received the Ford C. Frick Award from the National Baseball Hall of Fame.

Historic Calls:
“The pitch! Line drive! Ripken catches it at shortstop! And the Orioles are champions of the world!” – Final Call of Game 5 of the 1983 World Series

“That was the worst base running in the history of the game!” – May 27, 2003, Giants verse Diamondbacks.

Emcee
Rick Rizzs – Voice of the Mariners
Broadcasting with the Mariners since 1983, Rizzs is loved by the RBI Club. He is also the co-founder of Toys For Kids, a non-profit supporting disadvantaged youth by providing support during the holidays.

Historic Sayings:
“I know you can see me, but can you hear me?” – Heard by anyone who’s heard him speak live

“Get out the rye bread and mustard, Grandma, it is grand salami time! Holy smokes! Dave Niehaus, this one is for you, buddy” – Said when Miguel Olivo hit the first grand slam since his longtime friend Dave died in November 2010, as a tribute.