Originally posted on Fox Sports Wisconsin  |  Last updated 11/3/11
MINNEAPOLIS Cory Provus will put all those lessons learned from Bob Ueckerto use as the Minnesota Twins main play-by-play radio voice next season. The team announced Thursday that Provus will join Dan Gladden in the Twins booth next season. Provus had worked in Milwaukee, at Uecker's side, the last three seasons. Theres only 30 of these jobs in the world, said Provus, 33, a Highland Park, Ill., native."I feel blessed." Over the last three years in Milwaukee, Uecker provided lessons on how to keep the broadcast booth loose with humor. Ive worked with legends, Provus acknowledged. Despite his air-tight friendship with Uecker, Provus didnt hesitate to inquire about the Twins announcing opening, which came about due to John Gordons recent retirement. He ended up beating out more than 100 applicants for the job.
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