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Ken Korach is a play-by-play announcer for the Oakland Athletics. He has been with the organization since 1996. During the 2005 season, the Oakland Athletics radio team, including Korach, Bill King and Ray Fosse, was ranked as 2nd best in the American League by USA Today.[1] Korach was promoted to the lead announcer for the Athletics in January 2006 to replace Bill King, who died in October 2005.

He often "resets" the game during an inning or before a tense situation, reciting the count, runners, demeanor of the pitcher, and attitude of the crowd to paint a picture for the listener. Korach also has a couple often-used catch phrases: during night games he'll say, "The lights are taking full effect," referring the point when the darkness of night meets the brightness of the stadium lights. Also, for a called third strike on a batter, he says, excitedly, "<type of pitch> <outside/inside> ring-em' up strike three called!"

Korach has previously announced for the Chicago White Sox, several minor league baseball teams, and basketball and football for UNLV and San José State University.

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