Jaime Jarrin Inks New 3-Year Deal To Remain Dodgers Spanish-Language Voice
August 31, 2012 at 3:10 PM (PT)
On the heels of VIN SCULLY's announcement that he is returning for another season calling the team's games on its English-language radio network (NET NEWS 8/27), Hall of Fame LOS ANGELES DODGERS Spanish-language broadcaster JAIME JARRÍN has inked a new three-year deal and will continue to call DODGER baseball through the 2015 season The 2013 season will be JARRIN's 55th with the club. DODGER games air in Spanish on a network headed by UNIVISION Talk KTNQ-A/LOS ANGELES.
“I am honored to extend my career during such a thrilling time in DODGER history and under new ownership that has demonstrated a strong commitment to the Latinos in LOS ANGELES and in revitalizing the DODGERS throughout LATIN AMERICA,” said JARRIN. “I am confident this leadership can bring a championship back to LOS ANGELES and I am happy to be a part of it.”
“JAIME is a DODGER institution and is a big reason why the DODGERS have such a strong Latino fan base,” said co-owner EARVIN "MAGIC" JOHNSON. “The DODGERS are the only club with two Hall of Fame broadcasters on staff and I’m excited that JAIME will continue to instill a love of DODGER baseball in Spanish-speaking Angelenos.”
“We’re committed to the Latino community in LOS ANGELES and knew that one of the most important things we could do right away was to ensure that JAIME would continue to lead the Spanish-language broadcast,” said President and CEO STAN KASTEN. “We’re happy to have him here with us and are grateful for his insight and the foundation he laid in this community that we can now build upon.”