Name: Matt Bellner
Get To Know The Staff Podcasts: Matt Bellner
Height: 5′ 8 1/2″
Hometown: Longview, TX
Current Place of Residence: Longview, TX
Favorite Fantasy Team Name: Burbank Shadowcats
First sporting event attended: Chicago Cubs game at Wrigley field as an infant. First sporting event I remember was watching OJ Simpson play football agains the Dolphins in the 1970’s with my dad.
Favorite sporting event attended: Cubs/Astros game in 1996.
Favorite Beer: Cold Michelob Ultra in the Aluminum Pint
Favorite Alcoholic Beverage: Crown Royal
Highest Bowling Score: 209
Personal Athletic Highlights: Playing for the 2007 LA MSBL Championship the day after my 20th High School Reunion. I played the game with zero sleep and a torn knee ligament. Had the game of my life and my team won back to back Titles.
Finest Moment as a Member of the Media: 1992 – 1st day as an intern at the NBC station in Nacogdoches, TX – I broke the story that the LA riots were starting and shuttled the tapes to the newscasters.
Personal Highlights As A Douchebag: Nothing I can think of. Pride myself in not being a douche.
Favorite Movie: Smokey and the Bandit
Favorite TV Show: Mad Men
Favorite Musician: Sammy Hagar
Favorite Album: Judas Priest: Screaming for Vengeance
What’s Underrated?: Baseball games without a Designated Hitter
What’s Overrated?: Smoking Cigarettes