Nate Hirsch, American sports broadcaster, Died at 68


Nate Hirsch was born on November 9, 1947, in the Bronx, in New York City, and died on August 28, 2016.

He was an American sports broadcaster.

Hirsch was popular for being the “Voice of the Georgia Southern Eagles” for a long period, covering athletics of Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, Georgia.

His other career achievements was his broadcasting games of Georgia Southern’s baseball team in 1973, in the first instance of a commercial radio station broadcasting an entire collegiate baseball team’s season.

Nate was the voice of the Georgia Southern Eagles from 1971 to 2006, and co-host of “Upon Further Review” on Northland Cable Channel 96, along with Josh Aubrey.

He was a member of the Georgia Radio Hall of Fame, the Statesboro High Hall of Fame, and the Georgia Southern Hall of Fame.

Nate began broadcasting games of the Georgia Eagles baseball team in 1973, including its College World Series appearance, and he broadcast all of its six NCAA I-AA National Champion seasons (1985, 1986, 1989, 1990, 1999 and 2000).

In 2012, Nate Hirsch was inducted into the Georgia Radio Hall of Fame as a Career Achievement Inductee.

Hirsch died at his home in Statesboro, Georgia.

Nate Hirsch passed away at 68 years old.