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Quiz: Can you guess which FOX Sports Florida broadcaster is talking in these clips?

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There are various opinions about Marlins TV partners Paul Severino and Todd Hollandsworth. But almost everybody agrees: their voices can be tough to tell apart. Put your listening skills to the test!

Paul Severino and Todd Hollandsworth Courtesy of FOX Sports Florida

It started as a conversation in the Fish Stripes Slack channel. I hadn’t noticed, but most of the staff was in agreement: FOX Sports Florida’s Paul Severino and Todd Hollandsworth sound a lot alike.

That makes some sense. Severino was born and raised in Connecticut; although Hollandsworth’s family made several moves during his childhood, most of his formative years were spent in New Jersey. So you could understand why they speak with similar accents. And with only a 10-year age gap, there’s not much difference in the pitch of their voices, either.

Whatever. FSFL should only be concerned with their core audience, not the blogger minority.

Well, looks like the struggle is real for almost everybody:

We have selected five clips from Severino/Hollandsworth broadcasts. A combination of one-liners and extended commentary, during games and prior to them.

Listen carefully and make your best guesses. The answer key is at the bottom of the article.

Post your score in the comments, along with any other early impressions of this pair so far this season.

Clip 1

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Poll

Who’s speaking in Clip 1?

This poll is closed

  • 55%
    Paul Severino
    (102 votes)
  • 44%
    Todd Hollandsworth
    (81 votes)
183 votes total Vote Now

Clip 2

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Poll

Who’s speaking in Clip 2?

This poll is closed

  • 69%
    Paul Severino
    (52 votes)
  • 30%
    Todd Hollandsworth
    (23 votes)
75 votes total Vote Now

Clip 3

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Poll

Who’s speaking in Clip 3?

This poll is closed

  • 33%
    Paul Severino
    (24 votes)
  • 66%
    Todd Hollandsworth
    (47 votes)
71 votes total Vote Now

Clip 4

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Poll

Who’s speaking in Clip 4?

This poll is closed

  • 59%
    Paul Severino
    (38 votes)
  • 40%
    Todd Hollandsworth
    (26 votes)
64 votes total Vote Now

Clip 5

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Poll

Who’s speaking in Clip 5?

This poll is closed

  • 14%
    Paul Severino
    (9 votes)
  • 85%
    Todd Hollandsworth
    (53 votes)
62 votes total Vote Now


Answer key

  1. Severino
  2. Severino
  3. Severino
  4. Severino
  5. Hollandsworth