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Mar 16, 2023

On this episode, you’ll hear stories from the son of Hall of Fame broadcaster Harry Kalas of the Philadelphia Phillies, who is now the voice of the team he grew up rooting for as a kid, the Houston Astros.

Todd shares stories about growing up around the Astrodome while his dad called games when the Astros began play in 1965. Harry Kalas was honored with the Ford C. Frick award as lead play-by-play announcer for Philadelphia Phillies, a position he held for 39 seasons.

Todd began his MLB career with the New York Mets, then spent three seasons with the Phillies where he got to be near his dad.   In 1998 Todd joined the Tampa Bay Devil Rays for their inaugural season before joining the Astros in 2017, where they have reached the postseason every year since Todd’s arrival.


Other episodes about the Houston Astros:

  • Take a walk through the history of the Houston Astros with their official team historian Mike Acosta.
  • Houston Astros 30-year veteran broadcaster Bill "Brownie" Brown gives you a very special inside look at the Houston Astros franchise including their worst seasons and best seasons as well as insight into the careers of two Hall of Famers, Craig Biggio and Jeff Bagwell.


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