Since the first pitch of Brooklyn Cyclones baseball in 2001, there was the melodic sound of play-by-play announcer Warner Fusselle, who died suddenly last week.
The single A affiliate of the New York Mets has also only had one broadcast home since its debut, Kingsborough Community College’s WKRB.
Several factors, though, have led the Cyclones to make a move on the dial to Seton Hall University’s WSOU/89.5 FM, as confirmed to FishbowlNY by a Cyclones spokesperson.
WKRB is renovating its Manhattan Beach studios, meaning no signal for part of the season, which begins Monday against the Staten Island Yankees. Even without the remodeling, Kingsborough typically has a tiny coverage area.
Plus, the Cyclones do not have to worry about hiring a successor for Fusselle, as Seton Hall brings its own people on board.
David Rind, Vincent Coughlin and Chris Paizis, will call Cyclones games. The Daily News reports the trio has been in the broadcast booth for Seton Hall baseball games.