Dec 21, 2017 · WATCH: Rays superfan Dick Vitale goes on an epic rant about the Evan Longoria trade The famed college basketball analyst is also a season ticket holder for the Tampa Bay Rays.Author: R.J. Anderson. The latest Tweets from Dick Vitale (@DickieV). Analyst w/ ESPN since 1979. Naismith National HOF 2008, National Sportscaster HOF, Washington Speakers Bureau Speaker 703-684-0555, Board of V Foundation. Sports Events WorldwideAccount Status: Verified.
Richard John "Dick" Vitale (/ v aɪ ˈ t æ l /; born June 9, 1939), also known as "Dickie V", is an American basketball sportscaster.A former head coach in the college and professional ranks, he is well known as a college basketball broadcaster for ESPN.He is known for catchphrases such as "this is awesome baby" and "diaper dandy" (outstanding freshman player), as well as enthusiastic and 1963–1964: Garfield HS. Dec 20, 2017 · Dick Vitale goes on epic rant against Rays after trading Longoria to Giants. Dick Vitale goes on epic rant against Rays after trading Longoria to Giants. By NBC Sports Bay Area staff December 20, 2017 1:22 PM. Legendary college basketball broadcaster Dick Vitale is usually one to bring smiles and laughs with his wild calls.