17 Facts About Dan Shulman


Daniel Shulman is a Canadian sportscaster with Sportsnet as well as the American network ESPN.

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Dan Shulman serves as the lead announcer for ESPN's men's college basketball coverage, along with select regular season Major League Baseball games on ESPN and leads post-season MLB coverage on ESPN Radio.

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Previously, Shulman served as the play-by-play announcer for ESPN's Sunday Night Baseball, a position he resigned from at the conclusion of the 2017 season.

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Dan Shulman began his broadcasting career at the University of Western Ontario, becoming a main voice of university football and basketball for the Western Mustangs on CHRW radio in London, Ontario, and later at radio station CKBB in Barrie, where he volunteered for the local community television station.

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Dan Shulman worked for CTV in its coverage of the 1994 Winter Olympics from Lillehammer, Norway, covering hockey, and the 1994 World Championships of Basketball.

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Dan Shulman remained with the network for seven years, during which time he worked as the network's secondary play-by-play voice for NHL hockey and lead announcer for NBA basketball.

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Dan Shulman covered CHL games and backed up host Dave Hodge on TSN Inside Sports.

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Until 2007, Dan Shulman continued to work with Buck Martinez for TSN during the World Series, filing daily reports.

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Dan Shulman began working part-time for ESPN while still employed by TSN.

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Dan Shulman teamed with Orel Hershiser to call Monday Night Baseball for ESPN television from 2008 to 2010 and with Hubie Brown to call ESPN NBA coverage from 2007 to 2012.

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Dan Shulman told USA Today that he had learned of bin Laden's death from Valentine, who himself received the news via text.

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Dan Shulman teamed with Orel Hershiser and Bobby Valentine for the ESPN Radio broadcast of the 2011 World Series won in 7 games by the St Louis Cardinals over the Texas Rangers.

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Dan Shulman was named 2011 National Sportscaster of the Year by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association, the first Canadian-born announcer to be so honoured.

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On July 3,2017, Dan Shulman announced in a Sports Illustrated interview that he would step down from Sunday Night Baseball at the conclusion of the 2017 season, seeking to adjust his role at ESPN so he could spend more time with his family in Toronto.

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Dan Shulman won the Canadian Screen Award for Best Sports Play-by-Play at the 10th Canadian Screen Awards in 2022.

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Dan Shulman is Jewish and has participated in the Maccabiah Games.

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Dan Shulman had three sons with his wife, Sarah; the couple has since divorced.

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