Mike Knezevich has been the voice of the Chicago Bandits since 2009. A graduate of Notre Dame, Mike has has worked solo, as well as working with several broadcasting partner, including me for a game a few years back.
I will forever be grateful for Mike allowing me to share the mic with him during a Bandits game. It was a real thrill and definitely a "bucket list" item for me.
Mike is a friendly face around the ballpark, often chatting with players and fans before and after the game. During the game, he is all business, of course. Still, although he takes his craft seriously, he does have a keen sense of humor that he sprinkles around in the broadcast. A true professional, Mike is beloved in Rosemont and everywhere else he broadcasts.
I had a chance to chat with Mike for longer than usual during a rain delay. I started by complimenting his hat. Mike looked like he was ready to go on safari, which would be cool, because he could also handle the broadcast duties on the safari. That would make for some great entertainment.
Seriously though, Mike is a great guy and an asset to the Bandits. I'd love to hear his briadcasts over the speakers while attending a Bandits game. That would be the ultimate.
Go to ChicagoBandits.com for more info on the team and Mike. Come out to a game and experience it all firsthand.
Mike Knezevich and me in Rosemont, IL-June 2019.