A native Pittsburgher, Zangrilli began his broadcasting career while a sophomore at Keystone Oaks High School for the MSA Sports Network before moving on to obtain his degree from Clarion University. While at Clarion, Dan broadcast Golden Eagles football and basketball and also woke up to do mornings at WCUC-FM.
Zangrilli also spent five years (2006-2010) as a minor league play-by-play broadcaster and Communications Director for the State College Spikes and the Altoona Curve.
Zangrilli joined CBS Radio-Pittsburgh in 2007 as a sports update anchor at NewsRadio 1020 KDKA and still serves the same capacity at The Fan. In 2012, Dan added to his duties as co-host of the Pirates pre-game and post-game shows.
The move has been talked about for months, but now the wheels of change have been put in motion as the Pittsburgh Pirates have begun working with Pedro Alvarez on a transition from playing third base to playing first.
During his time in Pittsburgh, former Pirate starting pitcher AJ Burnett took Jeff Locke under his wing, now the mentor and mentee will face off pitching for opposing teams.
Pittsburgh Pirates manager Clint Hurdle revealed in today’s pregame meeting with the media that he has removed reliever Jason Grilli from the closer role.
After playing a key role in the Pirates 4-3, 12 inning victory over the Cincinnati Reds, Pirates Short Stop Clint Barmes joined Dan Zangrilli and Kevin Orie to talk about the victory and the difference in this team since they called up electric rookie Gregory Polanco.
The Pirates are coming off the most exciting season since 1991, but when it comes to expectations for the 2014 season, Vegas isn’t setting their sights too high for the Buccos.
Dan Zangrilli caught up with Pirates General Manager Neal Huntington on Bucco Talk from Bradenton.
Pirates outfielder Travis Snider wasn’t completely healthy in 2013 and he played in a great deal of pain during the Pirates 94-win season.
Pirates Chairman of the Board, Bob Nutting addressed the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday and later spoke to the media.
Jeff Locke sat down with 93-7 The Fan’s Dan Zangrilli at spring training this week for an interview that aired on Wednesday’s edition of The Fan Morning Show.
According to 93-7 The FAN’s Pirates pre- and post-game host Dan Zangrilli, Clint Hurdle has already named lefty Francisco Liriano the team’s Opening Day starter when they host the Chicago Cubs on Monday, March 31 at 1:05 p.m.
The reigning National League MVP arrived at Pirate City on Monday, addressed the media for the first time and Sportsradio 93.7 The Fan was there.
He’s once again in the mix. Andrew Lambo may be on the cusp of finally realizing his full potential. Better “late” than never.
Dan Zangrilli caught up with Pirates hitting coach Jeff Branson to talk about his approach with Pirates hitters.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — For a long time, he certainly wasn’t the most well-received pro sports executive in town, but the patience of Bob Nutting seems to be paying off in his team’s surprisingly successful 2013 season.
Pirates Catcher Russell Martin got the day off in the series finale against the Miami Marlins, but when his name was called to pinch hit late in a tied game, he came up clutch as the Pirates completed the three game sweep.