Jose Mota Has Historic Broadcasting Career

Jose Mota recently made history by becoming the first major-league broadcaster to do play-by-play on a team’s English and Spanish radio broadcasts and to do color analyst work on English and Spanish television broadcasts.  He has worked for the Los Angeles Angels for 16 years in these various capacities.

Jose is the son of Manny Mota who spent 20 seasons in the major-leagues, primarily with the Los Angeles Dodgers and Pittsburgh Pirates.  He later became a coach for the Dodgers.

Jose got his start in baseball as a player.  He spent twelve seasons in professional baseball, including two brief seasons in the big leagues with the San Diego Padres and Kansas City Royals.

Jose has four brothers who also played professional baseball.  Andy played part of one season with the Houston Astros in 1991.  Domingo played during 1990 and 1995 in the Dodgers, Royals, and Reds organizations.  Gary played professionally between 1990 and 1997, primarily with the Astros.  Tony played in the minors and independent leagues from 1996 to 2006, primarily with the Dodgers.

For more information about Jose’s broadcasting career, see the link below from the Los Angeles Times:

http://www.latimes.com/sports/mlb/la-sp-angels-mota-shaikin-20170826-story.html

 

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