About the Sons

The Seaward and Joe Table Blew It are two members of the broadcast media outside of the Cleveland market whose sports hearts reside on the shores of Lake Erie. The Seaward works as the director of broadcasting and media relations for an Ohio ice hockey team while Joe Table Blew It is a sports anchor at an Ohio television station; both have been enormous Cleveland sports fans for well over 20 years.

Get To Know Your Sons

Name: The Seaward
Age: 27
Hometown: Sagamore Hills, OH
Current Residence: Youngstown, OH
College Degree (for Buzz Bissinger): Bachelor of Science in Journalism, E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University, Class of 2005
Major College Sports Allegiance: Ohio State
Favorite Cleveland Sporting Event Attended: 1995 ALCS Game 4; Ken Hill spun a gem, the Indians firmly seized momentum in the series and, most notably perhaps, Slider broke his/her/its leg after falling off the roof of the right field bullpen.
Favorite Cleveland Sports Assertion: Jim Brown is the greatest football player of all time with no close second
Favorite Cleveland Sports Argument: Couch vs. Holcomb
Favorite Obscure Cleveland Athlete: John Battle
Favorite Cleveland Non-Sports TV Personality: Tie between my old boss Brian McIntyre (ONN) and Tony Gaskins (Channel 5… and yes, that is how he always talks)
Favorite Cleveland Sports Jersey Owned: White Dave Zastudil Browns jersey
Favorite Non-Cleveland Team: Toronto Maple Leafs
Pick Only One Cleveland Team To See Win a Title: Browns
Favorite Childhood Cleveland Athlete: Julio Franco
Best Pizza In Cleveland: Farinacci’s in Northfield
Best Northeast Ohio Bar District: Tough call between Coventry and Lakewood’s West End. Both are great.

Name: Joe Table Blew It
Age: 24
Hometown: Massillon, OH
Current Residence: Zanesville, OH
College Degree (for Buzz Bissinger): Bachelor of Arts, Mass Communication, Miami University 2007
Major College Sports Allegiance: Notre Dame
Favorite Cleveland Sporting Event Attended: Browns vs. Falcons, Week 17, 2002. We won the game, and then everyone stayed in Browns stadium to watch the Jets game, which was on the Jumbotron. Browns win, Jets lose– playoff time, baby.
Favorite Cleveland Sports Assertion: Omar Vizquel is a better shortstop than Ozzie Smith
Favorite Cleveland Sports Argument: Herb Score vs. Tom Hamilton
Favorite Obscure Cleveland Athlete: Ruben Amaro. I loved when he would come to the plate at The Jake and they would throw up a picture of a sandwich by his name.
Favorite Cleveland Non-Sports TV Personality: Ted Henry
Favorite Cleveland Sports Jersey Owned: Andra Davis jersey, before Andre Davis was off the Browns, so the back reads “ANDRA DAVIS”
Favorite Non-Cleveland Team: Cincinnati Reds
Pick Only One Cleveland Team To See Win a Title: Browns
Favorite Childhood Cleveland Athlete: Mark Price
Best Pizza In Cleveland: Donatos
Best Northeast Ohio Bar District: I love Lakewood’s West End bar scene. And the answer to the question that is now in your head is, “no, I’m not”

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