Long-time Royals broadcaster Steve Physioc to retire

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(610 Sports) – Longtime Kansas City Royals baseball sports broadcaster Steve Physioc is stepping away from the mic, calling it a day on his 43-year broadcasting career.

The Royals posted a tweet Thursday thanking Physioc and wishing him well in retirement.

Physioc, a life-long Royals' fan, grew up in Merriam, Kansas, and graduated from Kansas State University.

He was hired by the Royals in February of 2012, where he reunited with Rex Hudler, whom he had previously paired up with from 1999-2009 as broadcasters for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.

Physioc is also a published author.

The Royals also made the joint announcement on Thursday that Jake Eisenberg will be taking Physioc's place on the broadcast team. Eisenberg has served as the play-by-play broadcaster for Kansas City’s Triple-A affiliate, the Omaha Storm Chasers, for the past two seasons.

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