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Odds of Getting In

The odds are small and getting smaller. There's understandably a ton of competition for this one, and many seasoned sportscasters who have been doing this for 30 years are still hanging in there. The only place opportunities are increasing is in online media. If you can't handle one of your broadcasts getting 7,000 "dislikes" or reading comments like "this guy couldn’t tell his [censored] from a [censored] baseball mound," then you may not have the stomach to make it in this biz.