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Dodgers News: Broadcaster Tim Neverett Coming Back for Fifth Season in LA

After the 2018 season, Dodgers radio broadcaster Charley Steiner expressed a desire to spend less time on the road, and the team accommodated him by bringing in an experienced play-by-play announcer to cover most road games for him. That broadcaster was Tim Neverett, who had spent the previous three seasons in the same role for the Red Sox after seven years with the Pirates.

According to Neverett’s talent agency, CSE, the 56-year-old broadcast veteran will be returning for a fifth season in Los Angeles.

In Neverett’s final season in Boston, the Red Sox beat Los Angeles in the 2018 World Series. In his second year in L.A., the Dodgers accomplished the same feat, defeating Tampa Bay in the 2020 World Series. That series, along with the NLDS and NLCS, were played entirely at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas, because of the global pandemic that shortened the regular season to 60 games.

After that pandemic season, Neverett wrote a book called, “COVID Curveball: An Inside View of the 2020 Los Angeles Dodgers World Championship Season,” which the published describes as “A riveting inside account of the most unforgettable season in Los Angeles Dodgers history, from the COVID-delayed start through the incredible playoff run, by the broadcaster who saw it all.”

In addition to MLB and minor-league baseball, Neverett has called games for the NFL and college football, college basketball, and at least six different events in the Summer and Winter Olympics. He played four years of college baseball at Emerson College.

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Jeff Snider

Jeff was born into a Dodgers family in Southern California and is now raising a Dodgers family of his own in Utah. During his previous career as an executive at a technology company, he began writing about baseball in his spare time. After leaving corporate America in 2014, he started doing it professionally. Jeff wrote and edited for Baseball Essential for years before joining Dodgers Nation. He's also the co-host of the Locked On Dodgers podcast, a daily podcast that brings the smart fan's perspective on our Boys in Blue. Jeff has a degree in English from Brigham Young University. Favorite Player: Clayton Kershaw Favorite Moment: Kirk Gibson's homer will always have a place, but Kershaw's homer on Opening Day 2013 might be the winner.


  1. After decades of being spoiled by Vin Scully, I am very comfortable with Joe Davis being the Dodgers’ main play-by-play caller for the rest of my life. But when Davis has other duties, Tim Neverett is a solid replacement. Knowledgeable, engaging, funny; perhaps too good to be a #2 caller.

    And I assume his last name is the opposite of Everett.

  2. I’ve met Tim at The Rancho Cucamonga Quake game . He was gracious and shared a moment with me. Signed his book. After reading I’ve loaned it to others . Very enjoyable. Great to be able to hear him In the 2023 season. Thanks Tim. Patrick Kelly. Section Leader for the Quakes

  3. Tim Neverett is the WORST!!! He never shuts up. He interrupts Rick Monday constantly. UGH!!!

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