Kevin Fischer is a veteran broadcaster, the recipient of over 150 major journalism awards from the Milwaukee Press Club, the Wisconsin Associated Press, the Northwest Broadcast News Association, the Wisconsin Bar Association, and others. He has been seen and heard on Milwaukee TV and radio stations for over three decades. A longtime aide to state Senate Republicans in the Wisconsin Legislature, Kevin can be seen offering his views on the news on the public affairs program, "InterCHANGE," on Milwaukee Public Television Channel 10, and heard filling in on Newstalk 1130 WISN. He lives with his wife, Jennifer, and their lovely baby daughter, Kyla Audrey, in Franklin.
I detest celebrities who murder the National Anthem before major sporting events, especially singers who, in a feeble attempt to imitate Mariah Carey, end up warbling every word.
No chance of that tonight at Game 1 of the World Series.
The Boston Pops Orchestra, directed by Grammy-winning composer John Williams, will perform the Star Spangled Banner.
Actress/pop singer Ashanti takes over for "God Bless America'' during the seventh-inning stretch in Game 1
James Taylor, a Fenway Park regular, is scheduled to sing the Anthem before Game 2, with Boyz II Men performing "God Bless America'' in the seventh inning.
The traditional crowd singing of Neil Diamond's "Sweet Caroline'' follows in the eighth.
Performers for the games at Coors Field in Colorado have not been announced. Major League Baseball makes the final selections, though they always try to have someone with local ties.