Todd Frazier is back where his baseball fame began.
Frazier — a former Little League hero from his hometown of Toms River, New Jersey — made his ESPN broadcast debut on Monday as part of the station's coverage of his series of Little League Worlds this year. fulfill. The 36-year-old Frazier called the New England region's tournament match in Bristol, Connecticut, and he will serve as a TV analyst when the tournament moves to Williamsport, Pennsylvania.
Frazier he led Toms River East. He won the Little League World Series title in 1998, starring as both shortstop and pitcher.
According to the Cincinnati Enquirer,``Everything is coming back, little by little.''. It's like a kickstart to my second career here.”
The Little League World Series is a family event for the Fraziers. Last summer, Frazier's nephew Carson competed in a tournament on the Toms River in the East. Frazier's brother, Jeff, did the same in his 1995.
Frazier's eight-year-old son, Blake, also has dreams of reaching Williamsport.
"There's always something you want them to look forward to," he says, Mr. Frazier. "It helps the next generation. These kids on the team, lots of kids who saw what we did and what everyone else did, and they now have a dream."
Not only will Frazier return to Williamsport as a broadcaster, Immortal forever: He's scheduled to be inducted into the Little League Hall of Fame later this summer.
Frazier went 9-for-15 with four home runs and his 10 RBIs during his LLWS career.