It started, as these things often do, with an over-the-top touchdown call. It’s what Gabriel Trujillo does, calling Spanish play-by-play for the Cards (for now a 12th season). And as he usually does, Trujillo provided a memorable call as quarterback Kevin Kolb hit Larry Fitzgerald for a 73-yard touchdown.
Our radio producer/guru Jim Omohundro then made sure the world knew. He not only tweeted it out but gave an e-mail heads up to Darren Rovell, the MSNBC sports business guy who loves stuff just like this. So Rovell picked it up and tweeted it out. And so did SI.com before they put it on one of their pages. Fitz retweeted it too, to his 916,000-plus followers. (UPDATE: And now I am hearing Fox is going to use the call on their pregame show. UPDATE 2: And Jim Rome just played it on his radio show, asking his producer to book Gabriel. Now that would be a segment.)
Oms has made sure over the years Cards fans have heard Trujillo’s greatest hits, but this is by far the most run one of his calls has gotten nationally. If you’re ever looking to get a different taste of the Cards’ game — with all due respect to Dave Pasch and Ron Wolfley — you can hear what Trujillo and analyst Rolando Cantu have to say on ESPN Deportes 710 AM here in the Valley.
“Larry se va … hasta su casa!” Larry takes it … to the house!
Tags: Gabriel Trujillo, Larry Fitzgerald
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