Dave enters his third season doing Red Sox baseball. O’Brien also broadcasts for ESPN, where he has handled a variety of play-by-play roles, including Major League Baseball, Major League Soccer, College Basketball, and the NBA since joining the network in 2002.
O’Brien was the voice of the 2006 World Cup Soccer Tournament televised by ABC that was nominated for an Emmy and has called the last several League Championship Series and World Series for MLB’s International TV coverage.
He worked as both a radio and television announcer for the Florida Marlins from 1993-2001 and broadcast television games for the New York Mets from 2003-05. O’Brien has also done play-by-play for the Atlanta Braves and college football and basketball action for the University of Georgia and University of Miami.
The Quincy, MA native and Syracuse University graduate resides in Rye, NH with his wife Debbie and children Michael (18), Samantha (15), and Kaitlyn (12).