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Jumbo Shrimp Hold Auditions to Find Next Public Address Announcer

March 8, 2019 - Southern League (SL) - Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp News Release

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp are looking for a new public address voice at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville. The club's auditions will determine the next public address announcer, who will start on Opening Day presented by Rimrock Delvin and Firehouse Subs at 7:05 p.m. on Thursday, April 4 at the Baseball Grounds.

The Jumbo Shrimp are asking for video submissions to be emailed to win@jaxshrimp.com by Sunday, March 17. The video entries should follow this script:

LADIES AND GENTLEMAN...WELCOME TO THE BASEBALL GROUNDS OF JACKSONVILLE! THE GATES ARE NOW OPEN FOR TONIGHT'S SOUTHERN LEAGUE GAME BETWEEN THE JACKSONVILLE JUMBO SHRIMP, SOUTHERN LEAGUE AFFILIATE OF THE MIAMI MARLINS, AND THE TENNESSEE SMOKIES, SOUTHERN LEAGUE AFFILIATE OF THE CHICAGO CUBS.

IN AN EFFORT TO ACCOMMODATE ALL GUESTS, SMOKING IS PROHIBITED ON THE CONCOURSE AND IN THE SEATING BOWL, INCLUDING ELECTRONIC AND SMOKELESS CIGARETTES OR ANY DEVICE THAT MIMICS THE ACT OF SMOKING. FOR THOSE GUESTS WANTING TO SMOKE, DESIGNATED SMOKING AREAS ARE LOCATED ON THE BACK SIDE OF THE CONCOURSE AND NEAR THE BUDWEISER TIKI TERRACE.

AND NOW...LET'S WELCOME TO THE FIELD YOUR JACKSONVILLE JUMBO SHRIMP!!!

IN RIGHT FIELD... #22, John Norwood

IN CENTER FIELD #3, Monte Harrison

IN LEFT FIELD...#7, Brian Miller

AT FIRST BASE... #27, Peter O'Brien

AT SECOND BASE... #11, Isan Diaz (EE-sahn)

AT SHORTSTOP...#4, Chris Diaz

AT THIRD BASE...#13, Brian Schales

BEHIND THE PLATE IS...#17 Sharif Othman (SHA-reef)

AND ON THE MOUND FOR THE JUMBO SHRIMP IS...#23 Nick Neidert (Nye-dert)

All finalists will be contacted for live tryouts at the ballpark. Please contact director of promotions and special events David Ratz at david@jaxshrimp.com with any questions.

UP NEXT: Opening Day for the Jumbo Shrimp in 2019 is Thursday, April 4, against the Jackson Generals at the Baseball Grounds Jacksonville. Season tickets, mini plans, and corporate outings are on sale now. Visit www.jaxshrimp.com or phone 904-358-2846 to secure yours today.


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