Brian Westbrook, Brian Baldinger to host The Fanatic Midday Show

By on Aug, 20 2014 with Comments 0

the fanaticGreater Media announced 97.5 The Fanatic WPEN-FM Philadelphia is debuting a new midday lineup for the Football season featuring former Philadelphia Eagles Brian Westbrook and Brian Baldinger.  The new 10AM-Noon show, Co-hosted by Harry Mayes, will feature Brian Westbrook on Mondays and Fridays, and Brian Baldinger on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. This new lineup will start 9/2.

Brian Westbrook has been a regular contributor on 97.5 The Fanatic in recent years.    He also hosted his own show with The Fanatic as a player during the 2008-2009 season.  Westbrook was drafted by the Eagles in 2002 out of Villanova University and spent 8 seasons in Philadelphia.  He made two NFL Pro Bowls and played in 4 NFC Championship Games and one Super Bowl.

A regular contributor with The Fanatic since 2010, Brian Baldinger will now expand his role to Midday Host starting Tuesday, September 2nd.  Better known as “Baldy”, Baldinger has been a permanent fixture within the Philly sports scene ever since he joined the Philadelphia Eagles as a player back in 1992. After his successful playing career ended in 1993, Baldinger sought to develop a second career in broadcasting. His passionate and articulate approach, his specific knowledge of sports and his drive to succeed landed him a job broadcasting NFL games on Fox and immersed him in a big-time broadcasting career.

10AM-Noon Lineup:

Monday – Brian Westbrook and Harry Mayes Tuesday – Brian Baldinger and Harry Mayes Wednesday – Brian Baldinger and Harry Mayes Thursday – Brian Baldinger and Harry Mayes Friday – Brian Westbrook and Harry Mayes

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