Padres Broadcast Team

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Ted Leitner

ted_leitner2014 marks Ted Leitner’s 35th season behind the microphone for “My Padres,” and his 33rd consecutive season in the broadcast booth.

Now in his 35th year broadcasting in San Diego, Leitner is also the voice of San Diego State University Aztecs football and basketball.

Leitner spent 25 years (1978-2002) as sports anchor for KFMB-TV (CBS 8) in San Diego.

Leitner’s previous play-by-play credits include the National Football League’s San Diego Chargers and Philadelphia Eagles, the National Basketball Association’s San Diego Clippers, the University of Oklahoma and the University of Connecticut.

Leitner studied TV and radio broadcasting at Oklahoma State University and earned his Master’s degree in communications from the University of Oklahoma in Norman.

A fixture in the San Diego community, he has served as master of ceremonies at several Padres events over the years, including Opening Day ceremonies, the club’s Annual Awards Dinner, shareholders events and the First Pitch Luncheon.

Leitner has six sons, twins Nicholas and Ryan, Mark, Matthew, Jordan and Teddy, and one daughter, Kristin.

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Bob Scanlan

bob_scanlanBob Scanlan returns in 2014 for his third season as a color analyst for the Padres’ radio broadcast team, bringing with him the perspective of a 20-year professional baseball career and ten years of radio and television broadcasting experience.

Since 2004, Scanlan has been a broadcaster on television and radio, covering Major League, minor league and college baseball. Scanlan is a familiar face and voice for Padres fans, previously having served on the desk of the Padres pre- and post- game shows on Channel 4 San Diego. He brings a passion for the game and a player’s perspective to his analysis.

Prior to beginning his broadcasting career, Scanlan played professional baseball for 20 years, having been drafted as a pitcher by the Philadelphia Phillies out of Harvard High School (now Harvard-Westlake) in North Hollywood, Calif. After seven seasons in the Phillies system, he was traded to the Chicago Cubs, where he made his Major League debut on May 7, 1991.

Over the next decade, Scanlan went on to pitch for five additional Major League clubs: Milwaukee Brewers, Detroit Tigers, Kansas City Royals, Houston Astros and Montreal Expos. Retiring after the 2003 season, he contributed to nine Major League seasons, appearing in 290 games, posting 20 wins, 17 saves and a 4.63 ERA.

Scanlan and his wife, Elisa, have two children: daughter, Aleksandra, and son, Caden.

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