Greater Media’s 97.5 The Fanatic To Air Philadelphia’s Taney Dragons Little League World Series Game

August 20, 2014  
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In an unprecedented move, 97.5 The Fanatic will air the Philadelphia Taney Dragons Little League World Series game tonight (8/20/2014) versus the team from Las Vegas. Game time is 7:30pm.

The Philadelphia Little League team is taking the city and nation by storm. Led by starting pitcher Mo’ne Davis, the Dragons have been featured on local and national radio and TV programs during their time in Williamsport, PA. Davis also just became the first Little Leaguer (male or female) to appear on the cover of Sports Illustrated magazine.

The Fanatic is inviting listeners and fans to join Midday personality Jon Marks as he hosts a Little League World Series viewing party at Pagano’s Market & Bar (2001 Market St.) to watch the game on the biggest TV screen in Center City. If you can’t come out to the party, tune into 97.5 The Fanatic for the game starting at 7:30pm.


Brian Westbrook and Brian Baldinger to Host 97.5 The Fanatic Midday Show

August 19, 2014  
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97.5 The Fanatic is excited to announce a new Midday Lineup for the Football season featuring former Philadelphia Eagles Brian Westbrook and Brian Baldinger. The new 10AM to Noon show, Co-hosted by Harry Mayes, will feature Brian Westbrook on Mondays and Fridays, and Brian Baldinger on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. This new lineup will start Tuesday, September 2nd.

Brian Westbrook has been a regular contributor on 97.5 The Fanatic in recent years. He also hosted his own show with The Fanatic as a player during the 2008-2009 season. Westbrook was drafted by the Eagles in 2002 out of Villanova University and spent 8 seasons in Philadelphia. He made two NFL Pro Bowls and played in 4 NFC Championship Games and one Super Bowl.

A regular contributor with The Fanatic since 2010, Brian Baldinger will now expand his role to Midday Host starting Tuesday, September 2nd. Better known as “Baldy”, Baldinger has been a permanent fixture within the Philly sports scene ever since he joined the Philadelphia Eagles as a player back in 1992. After his successful playing career ended in 1993, Baldinger sought to develop a second career in broadcasting. His passionate and articulate approach, his specific knowledge of sports and his drive to succeed landed him a job broadcasting NFL games on Fox and immersed him in a big-time broadcasting career.

10AM-Noon Lineup:

Monday – Brian Westbrook and Harry Mayes
Tuesday – Brian Baldinger and Harry Mayes
Wednesday – Brian Baldinger and Harry Mayes
Thursday – Brian Baldinger and Harry Mayes
Friday – Brian Westbrook and Harry Mayes


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