Welcome to Hoover Blog
Hello again everybody and welcome to my new blog here on Medium. I’m Roger Hoover, a sports play-by-play broadcaster for the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp (Double-A Affiliate of the Miami Marlins), University of Alabama women’s basketball, SEC Network+, and some Miami Marlins spring training games and Jacksonville University sports.
For all of you that followed my last blog, The Wildwood Ramble, I appreciate you making the transition with me to this new blog on Medium. That blog was fun to keep up with over the past few years, but I’m at a different place now and it’s time for a new look. I’m a big fan of Medium and how mobile-friendly it is, and I’m happy to now share some stories and interviews on here.
This site will be a blank canvas for me to share whatever is on my mind. Whether that is new episodes of my podcast, previews of different games I’ll announce, or any other rambles, you’ll find it here in the coming weeks and months.
Each time I broadcast a game I write two simple phrases on my scorecard or roster sheets. “Tell the truth, have fun.” That’s my philosophy for broadcasting, something I picked up from the late great Skip Caray. That’s what I’ll do here as well.
I hope you enjoy, now let’s have some fun!