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Erwin R. Higueros
Erwin Higueros, a 26-year veteran of Bay Area sports broadcasting, begins
his 16th full season, his 17th overall in the Giants’ Spanish language radio
booth. In addition to his broadcast responsibilities, Higueros is a member
of the Giants front office, working in both the media relations and Hispanic
marketing departments. A multi-talented announcer, Higueros hosts G-Cast
En Español in season which features exclusive interviews with Giants uniformed personnel
in Spanish; he also hosts a 30-minute radio show on ESPN Deportes every Friday during the
baseball season; and four 30-minute television shows on Telemundo. Higueros began his broadcasting
career with the Oakland A’s (1988-97), and was the play-by-play announcer for games
that were televised on Telemundo-Channel 48 from 1995-97. A versatile broadcaster, Higueros
was the Spanish play-by-play voice for a number of Bay Area professional sports teams including
the San Francisco 49ers in 2000 and 2012-2013 seasons, the San Jose Sharks in 1995, and
the Oakland Raiders in 1995-96 and 2002-06. He has handled the radio play-by-play duties
on Spanish radio for the Fresno State Bulldogs football team the past five seasons (2009-13).
Higueros broadcast the League Division Series for FOX Sports International in 2004-06. In
2013, Higueros was the recipient of the Community Service Award from the Hispanic Heritage
Baseball Museum. Born in Guatemala, he moved to the United States when he was 12 years
old. A graduate of Fremont High School in Oakland, he attended Cal State Hayward and the
Columbia School of Broadcasting. Higueros resides in Tracy with his wife, Maria. The couple
has two grown children, Claudia and Erwin, Jr., and two grandchildren, Alison and Erwin, III.