Friday, 19 October, 2018

Tigers Changing Broadcast Team After Physical Altercation During the Season

Report: Tigers TV Broadcasters, Impemba And Allen, Will Not Return Next Season Report: Tigers announcers lose jobs after alleged choking incident near broadcast booth
Sidney Guerrero | 12 October, 2018, 10:40

Detroit media is reporting that Tigers' broadcasters, Mario Impemba and Rod Allen will not be returning to the broadcast booth in 2019 on Fox Sports Detroit. The two had a very public falling out back in September before a game.

"We have not commented because Fox Sports Detroit is handling this professionally and thoroughly".

After the fight, the pair were suspended from the booth and the Tigers brought in Matt Shepard and Kirk Gibson to call the rest of their games.

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There's no word yet on who could potentially be permanent replacements.

Sources told Local 4 that Impemba left the broadcast booth at some point and Allen followed, assaulting Impemba from behind and choking him.

Impemba, 55, served as the Tigers' play-by-play broadcaster since 2002. Neither have spoken publicly about the incident, which served as a sour ending to almost 17 seasons together in the broadcast booth. But if it is the end for Mario and Rod, this ends a almost 17 year association for the two with FSD.

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