Found April 04, 2012 on Fox Sports Wisconsin:
Joe Block has paid some serious dues on the way to landing his first full-time major league play-by-play gig with the Milwaukee Brewers, who hired him Dec. 23 to succeed Cory Provus after Provus took the same job with the Minnesota Twins. Over the past eight seasons, the 33-year-old Block was the voice of the Jacksonville Suns, Great Falls White Sox and Billings Mustangs. That led to a job as the Los Angeles Dodgers postgame radio host last year and ultimately, a seat next to Mr. Baseball, Bob Uecker with Milwaukee. He's the best, Block said of Uecker. In the short time I've known him he's already been great in showing the willingness to mentor me. With two days left before the start of his first season in Milwaukee, Block, a Michigan native, is the subject of this edition of 5 Questions. 1. FSW: After spending over a month watching the Brewers play, what's your impression of the ballclub? BLOCK: They're the defending divisional champs. A lot of people base t...
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