Dan Baker to PA Announcer for Eagles Games at XFINITY Live!
- Updated: September 16, 2015
Philadelphia PA: There will be a familiar voice that all Philadelphia sports fans will be hearing this football season. On Wednesday, Philadelphia number 1 entertainment venue Xfinity Live announced that Dan Baker would be the PA Announcer for 12 of 16 Eagles games. This is a very exciting thing to have the Voice of Philly Sports behind the mic for Eagles games. Below is press release from Xfinity Live:
PHILADELPHIA BROADCASTING LEGEND DAN BAKER BRINGS THE VOICE OF PHILADELPHIA SPORTS TO XFINITY LIVE! PHILADELPHIA
Philadelphia, PA (September 14, 2015) – Legendary Public Address Announcer Dan Baker brings the voice of Philadelphia sports to XFINITY Live! in his new position as the host of game day coverage during Philadelphia Eagles home and away games.
Known as Philadelphia’s “fourth stadium”, fans will experience the excitement and passion of an “in-stadium” atmosphere as Baker announces Eagles games over XFINITY Live!’s PA system. Baker will also lead fans in the Eagles fight song after every touchdown.
Full schedule of Eagles games Dan Baker will announce:
Sunday, September 20 vs. Dallas Cowboys
Sunday, October 11 vs. New Orleans Saints
Monday, October 19 vs. New York Giants
Sunday, October 25 at Carolina Panthers
Sunday, November 8 at Dallas Cowboys
Sunday, November 15 vs. Miami Dolphins
Sunday, November 22 vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Sunday, December 6 at New England Patriots
Sunday, December 13 vs. Buffalo Bills
Sunday, December 20 vs. Arizona Cardinals
Saturday, December 26 vs. Washington Redskins
Sunday, January 3 at New York Giants
Baker is a Philadelphia Public Address Announcer legend best known as the voice of Veterans Stadium, Lincoln Financial Field and Citizens Bank Park. Baker has been the public address announcer for the Philadelphia Phillies since 1972 and served as the Philadelphia Eagles Public Address Announcer from 1985 to 2014. Baker has also served as a public address announcer for five World Series (1980, 1983, 1993, 2008, and 2009), two Major League Baseball All-Star games (1976 and 1996), and three NFC Championship games (2002, 2003, and 2004). He was inducted into the Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame in 2012.
XFINITY Live! Philadelphia
XFINITY Live! Philadelphia is a dining and entertainment district centered in the heart of the South Philadelphia Sports Complex. The one-of-a-kind venue features over a dozen restaurant and entertainment choices, including: Broad Street Bullies Pub, PBR Bar & Grill (Professional Bull Riders), Philly MarketPlace, Victory Beer Hall and the first-ever NBC Sports Arena. XFINITY Live! is a joint partnership between Philadelphia-based Comcast Spectacor and Baltimore-based The Cordish Companies.