Bob Rathbun Biography, Age, Education, Career, Net Worth

Bob Rathbun Biography

Bob Rathbun is a sports television announcer. He is also a Professional Motivational Speaker and Author of Fast Forward Winner. Bob has been the announcer for the Atlanta Hawks basketball games on FSN South since 1996.

He is the play-by-play announcer for the NBA Atlanta Hawks. Bob is also the WNBA Atlanta Dream. He is currently partnered with Dominique Wilkins. Dominique Wilkins is a nine-time NBA All-Star and player for the Hawks.

Rathbun also serves as the play-by-play announcer for Southeastern Conference football games on FSN South. He also announces Atlantic Coast Conference college basketball games for Raycom Sports. Rathbun served as the play-by-play announcer on Atlanta Braves baseball games on Fox Sports Net. He served from 1997 to 2006.

Bob Rathbun Age

Bob was born on 25 November 1954 in the United States. He is 64 years old as of 2018.

Bob Rathbun

Bob Rathbun Education

Rathbun is a 1976 graduate of Catawba College in Salisbury. The college is in North Carolina. He was also inducted in the schools Sports Hall of Fame in 2006. A recipient of the also Distinguished Alumni Award in 1988.

Bob Rathbun Career

Rathbun began his career as sports director for WSTP Radio in Salisbury, North Carolina, in 1973. He has previously done broadcast work for both the Washington Bullets and Baltimore Orioles. His baseball experience includes play-by-play gigs with Tidewater Tides and the Richmond Braves.

From 1992 to 1994, Rathbun worked as a radio broadcaster for the Detroit Tigers. Rathbun and Rick Rizzs replaced legendary Tigers voice Ernie Harwell and his partner Paul Carey. Rathbun was very unpopular with Detroit fans.  At the end of the 1994 season, Rizzs and Rathbun were fired.

He was awarded the same honor in Georgia in 1998. This was after being named Virginia Sportscaster of the Year six separate times. In 2008, he was named to the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame.

Bob Rathbun Net Worth

His net worth is still under review.

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