Bill Brown

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  • 25 years as TV play-by-play broadcaster for the Houston Astros
  • Inducted into Media Wall of Honor by Houston baseball media
  • 40 years of sports broadcasting

Bill Brown joined the Astros in 1987 after working as senior producer and anchor of the Financial News Network's SCORE program. Prior to that assignment, he was sports director of the Sports Time Cable Network, which televised selected games of the Reds, Royals and Cardinals. Bill was a finalist for the 2010 National Sportscaster and Sportswriters Association Texas Sportscaster of the Year Award. He spent one year with HSE in Pittsburgh and was the television voice of the Cincinnati Reds from 1976-82. He was later inducted into the Texas Baseball Hall of Fame on November 12, 2004.

Today Bill entertains his attendees with his stories of achievement, motivation, and inspiring others to achieve their maximum potential.

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Media files by Bill Brown

  • Press Conference

  • My Life in Sports: Through 40 years as a sportscaster and 25 years of doing Houston Astros games, Bill Brown has met and interviewed Hall of Famers and career minor leaguers. He has seen what a visit from an athlete can do for a child with cancer. He discusses inspirational games, events and athletes from the last 40 years.
  • Team Building
  • Youth & School Events

The 2011 season marked Bill Brown's 25th season as the club's primary play-by-play voice on television. In addition to celebrating his "Silver" Anniversary in 2011, Brown earned multiple honors during the season. He was named to the Houston Baseball Media Wall of Honor, was a nominee for the ballot for the 2012 National Baseball Hall of Fame Ford C. Frick Award and earned the Fred Hartman Award for Long and Meritorious Service to Baseball from the Houston Chapter of the Baseball Writers Association of America.

Bill joined the Astros in 1987 after working as senior producer and anchor of the Financial News Network's SCORE program. Prior to that assignment, he was sports director of the Sports Time Cable Network, which televised selected games of the Reds, Royals and Cardinals. Bill was a finalist for the 2010 National Sportscaster and Sportswriters Association Texas Sportscaster of the Year Award. He spent one year with HSE in Pittsburgh and was the television voice of the Cincinnati Reds from 1976-82. He was later inducted into the Texas Baseball Hall of Fame on November 12, 2004. In October of 2007, Brown organized an annual charity golf tournament to benefit the organization.

Bill is a member of the Advisory Board at Houston Taping for the Blind and has been a volunteer reader for 15 years. Bill and his wife, Dianne, reside in Houston. They have one daughter, Allison, and three grandchildren: Luke, 8, Emma Kate, 6, and Caitlynn, 3.

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