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Sound Off, Superfans: Get a Gig as a Sports P.A. Announcer

Get off the bench and onto the speakers with these guidelines for breaking in as a stadium announcer

Radio and TV play-by-play and color announcers may be the best-known personalities in the sports broadcasting business — but only as a public address announcer can you earn a nickname like the “Voice of God.” (That, of course, refers to Yankees P.A. legend Bob Sheppard, who retired last fall.) Those who hold P.A. gigs say…