Robert J. "Bob" Fitzgerald (born circa 1968)1 is an American sports broadcaster who is currently the TV play-by-play announcer for the NBA team Golden State Warriors and Arena Football team San Jose SaberCats on CSN Bay Area,2 and is a co-host of the show Fitz and Brooks on KNBR with co-host Rod Brooks.3
A graduate of the University of Notre Dame, Fitzgerald also earned a master's degree in sports management from Ohio State University. While at Notre Dame, he worked as a play-by-play broadcaster for Fighting Irish football and basketball on campus radio station WVFI.
Bob Fitzgerald gained fame on KNBR as the host of the 10pm to 12am sports talk show "Up All Night." His masterful combination of sports and entertainment knowledge won him a strong fan base. Bob referred to his callers as the smartest of all the shows on KNBR. He and his producer enjoyed using the Cypress Hill song, "Insane In The Membrane" amongst others as bumper music.
Their talk show airs weekdays from noon to 3pm Pacific Time on KNBR 680.
Bob is also the voice of the NBA 2K video game series.
He is employed by the Golden State Warriors as their television play-by-play announcer.
He also did play-by-play for NBC Sports coverage of water polo at the 2008 Summer Olympics.5 In 2012, he was one of the play-by-play basketball announcers covering the London 2012 Summer Olympics for NBC television.6
- Mollet, Nathan (August 4, 2004). "Fitzgerald adds Olympics to busy schedule". San Mateo Daily Journal. Retrieved May 3, 2013.
- Bob Fitzgerald: Television Play-by-Play Announcer
- Fitz and Brooks Show
- Notre Dame Football
- Medium Well: Your NBC Olympics lineup - A blog on sports media, news and networks - baltimoresun.com
- Steinmetz, Matt. "Fitzgerald to call basketball at 2012 London Olympics". csnbayarea.com. Retrieved 29 July 2012.