Brian Jeffries, the voice of Arizona athletics, will be broadcasting from his fourth College World Series, starting Friday when the Wildcats take on Florida State from Omaha.
Friday’s game starts at 6 p.m. Tucson time. All UA games can be heard on 1290-AM (KCUB).
Jeffries first covered the College World Series in 1985, when the Wildcats were eliminated in two games in Omaha.
UA won it all the following year, boosted by a comeback win over Maine in the first game. The Cats trailed 7-0 going into the bottom of the seventh, winning it all on Dave Shermet’s two-out, full-count, pinch-hit home run for an 8-7 victory.
I caught up with Jeffries earlier this week for some baseball-related questions, including his recollections of 1986, when he shared UA radio duties with Dave Sitton: