Dan Shulman


Dan Shulman

MLB and Men's College Basketball Play-By-Play Commentator

Dan Shulman is an ESPN play-by-play commentator for Major League Baseball and NCAA Men’s College Basketball telecasts. Shulman is the voice of ESPN’s Sunday Night Baseball (since 2011) with analysts Curt Schilling and John Kruk.

Shulman began working for ESPN in 1995 and has previously served as the voice of ESPN’s Monday Night Baseball (2008-10) and Wednesday Night Baseball (2002-07), along with ESPN Radio’s MLB postseason (1998-present) and regular-season (2002-07) coverage.

In addition, Shulman calls Saturday Primetime men’s college basketball games alongside analyst Dick Vitale and provides commentary for select games from a variety of conferences.

Prior to his arrival at ESPN, Shulman handled play-by-play calls for the Toronto Blue Jays on The Sports Network (TSN), Canada’s national sports network (1995-2001). He was also play-by-play commentator for TSN’s NBA package of Toronto Raptors and Vancouver Grizzlies games.

Shulman worked for Canadian Television (CTV) at the 1994 Winter Olympic Games in Lillehammer, Norway, and the 1994 FIFA World Basketball Championship in Toronto.

Shulman has served in a variety of host roles for several networks, including: The Leafs This Week, the Toronto Maple Leafs’ weekly magazine show on CFTO (1992-95); The Major League Report and Baseball Today shows for The Fan, a 24-hour sports radio station in Toronto; Prime Time Sports, a syndicated sports radio show carried on stations across Canada; Blue Jays pre- and post-game shows on the Telemedia Sports Network, and various ESPN Radio weekend programming (1992-94).

Shulman has received many accolades and honors for his work. He was named the 2011 NSSA National Sportscaster of the Year. In addition, he is the first two-time winner of the Sports Media Canada Broadcaster of the Year award (2000, 2007).

Shulman is a 1989 graduate of the University of Western Ontario, where he received a degree in actuarial science.

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North Carolina State Wolfpack vs. Maryland Terrapins - 2011 ACC Men's College Basketball Tournament - March 10, 2011

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ESPN Sunday Night Baseball Conference Call Transcript

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