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Meter's Farewell: Jon Meterparel announces his decision to leave WEEI

Oct 12, 2012|

Jon "Meter" Meterparel announces that he is leaving The Dennis and Callahan Show and WEEI to pursue play-by-play opportunities, a lifelong dream of his.

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What's it like a long ninety seconds in anticipation what we said is going to happen right about now. -- is without question a bittersweet moment we are being sarcastic we -- the world that we being capable are not at all on. And the Sox. Now that. John meet Perot make this announcement reverend Jerry much stumbled our way through what do you have -- -- that friends explores. My childhood dream of becoming a Sports Radio personality. Came true when WEEI hired me twelve years ago. There's no way of knowing then the Dennis and Callahan Show would be the -- of a lifetime. Over a dozen years recovered some of the greatest stories in Boston sports history. And threw the ball a cattle myself as big a fan is all the loyal listeners we've had. But now it's time for me to move on from WB yeah. My goal when I came here was to become an important part of the show and I think I've achieved that but I also -- more play by play. Full time put my play has always been my number one goal and I think it's time to make it happen. I leave with the greatest thanks and respect for everyone at WB EI and have -- everyone everyone. And I truly appreciate their support. Through this process from the heart yeah sight on why everyone. Yet every every -- and my passion for covering Boston sports -- stronger than ever I'll continue my DC play by play dork. And look forward to sharing my other plans soon. Lastly. I'll never be able to repay John and Jerry for the opportunity they gave me. I will be forever grateful. And cal myself very lucky that I gained two tremendous friends. I have to visceral reactions to that. One of two things is happening here you really going chase play by play and you'll do very very well let it -- you know your names coming out on the -- loosely. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- In government and of money year in the respect around here it's all a lot of crap. Meter is as I said a few weeks ago the least phony person I've ever known in my Malia to a fault and I hit and all that amidst -- you know sets out to be yeah because he doesn't you know. -- swim. You know in this -- Corky you know it's it's a -- you know and it's. You beat them beat up in the locker room and Mitzi Pettigrew candles to kiss -- -- -- -- kiss some -- McDonald's and his sister you have dated idea of you you've never. Strive for that phony macho. Thing at all -- you're always true to yourself. We know you tell the truth we know you're you're honest in that statement we know why you leave and if anyone doubts that screw. -- while AT&T text line is blow -- up. Meter please don't don't go. An and you know what people should know we tried we did that aren't we begged we bag yet. We threatened was the leader Jerry and John are. -- -- Good thing is to -- threatened if he left to tell all the -- you know inside stories for Monday Monday and talk about all on me early success that lunch lady that time yeah I'm not that yesterday not that one text says make sure your wife doesn't run away with the drummer. Well that's not what a couple of if it would tell a story about this the time now and it foxwoods when me and that third yeah that the Toronto that there wine cooler. And that will. When we get that Monday but today we'll just let meter. Say -- that's like we find fifth that was the night we fouled out with 15100 dollars sketch. That's -- that's the only real quickly but but but clearly the most typical professional decision about me. And I you know Nigerian notes it's it's it's hard for me -- joke because I am on sat. And I don't go for an upset upset but I'm I'm I'm I'm sad but I'm happy to start another ship. Did you listen to elect -- song -- see a movie because everybody has those. Thoughts this ponders those quixotic you know things there that they might. May be could someday do like on the court and just walk and travel and among some element of heat from the write a novel one minute give up this rat race someone and they'll take. And moved to a from Nova Scotia and -- a gift shop as those thoughts later. Rarely do people act on. And on and you know I agonized. For months -- what was the things pushed her over the years and closing of the it was a -- open -- -- brings it was like country music song was -- wasn't that the -- now there's no movement wasn't a book original read books but I -- books on occasion on occasion it was I think the Springsteen concert McConnell on every Springsteen song song wash over me about chasing your dreams and there you go to goodness that -- -- and good luck good -- like elected by. Giant CBU. You follow me on Twitter I didn't receive a little bio quote that I am there. Double the casino in August military and prison underneath my picture. On -- all you on Twitter. It says on my profile -- -- I never said this was going to be easy. I boldly said it was going to be -- That's very -- sent a delight Everest it's going to be only that it was gonna be worth -- wanted to put like deep thoughtful global in. Into a these awful -- you've got a bunch of them not mean hot technically obviously I'll show it they've set us up months the says it. Talk show host. But you know credit to anybody who said anonymous -- -- He's a good one -- I still doesn't tell us specifically before we lined up and I think -- -- gonna wanna know specifically what are you gonna do meter. Aside from sleep late on Monday more I hate you and I might sleep I thought they support this morning alarm goes off and I said is how many second thoughts. Hell -- I thought about chasing my dream my good sleep late on Friday six a collection Woodson and the -- more callers and one more I don't you are you have so so this morning. Is the last time in your life was. Like some -- the legislature which hasn't is the last time you have to give up that. 454 o'clock in the morning come to work here you pastor. -- -- -- Well so -- myself which I Hilton's. Cost -- the next step is to pursue play by play opportunities were where that is I can announce right now I think there's some news on the garage sales of irons in the fire some Myers in the good hire you -- this -- and you know clearly I'm still. You can hear me tomorrow on and on AM 850 BC of Florida state of the big BC went over Florida JC what do forested but I am definitely gonna still do BC basketball I am assemble. You're still gonna hear my voice I'm not going away just make sure text -- when the pregame structural. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Hey good morning guys. Meter building nobody -- yet Apple's back to mediate between Dennis. And now. You know I go back not guilty then I got less fuel what you're doing you'll be nobody that can take your place in particular you have. And you know enjoy -- you're you're there you go opposite point. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- And I really do said the Saint John grandy. And in my brain you make me laugh every day in this -- play by play. You do is tell me you know when I got you confused atlas is a mistake for him it's just bad for us okay well in other words. It's it's you celebrate your stride and what it is a growing up there and later do you entertain me in this job you know and detain people does that play by play I hope I do it was kept. Sugar and his good play by play guy he was funny as well as a -- absolutely Mike -- was brilliant as a flash well so now he tells you who's got the ball -- as a monkey could use funny with van Gundy leagues and he was funny every day with that'll. I would ultimately this ought to be good pony in Bridgewater wants to speak to you -- your arch enemy Tony -- God -- gently. All the data. It was the put it let's that you like or a ten years ago so I -- what you want is actually -- -- chime in in. -- -- Grow. Our appear to be honest which I got really good in this. I'm gonna -- my friend that was always you know sports in would -- But a government. Among the lucky too soon. Thank you very much as he should plan to sell better again a text excellence as we get one final teams I -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- here Joseph is well liked -- hey -- good morning. -- -- -- -- about a meter took you know a very I remember that indicates something we haven't talked about it that the little wimpy guy is actually pretty damn tough. And I remember that China he volunteered to catch a pass and got. Just my dad had to cut nine committed to I was standing right there you did it to you fire in the out like porn role I was stunned and -- his finger snaps. The other really admitted that you are irreplaceable really brought everybody here and now. Good luck. Thank -- general. I'm gonna miss severed by Maryland and -- looked like a timeout -- like to be able promoter of five or six minutes you wanna say good -- to -- talk editing it's a free form Friday will be right back. You guys have been shall we shall watch in my life. But there's always some respects a potential long. You -- that portal shall elect our.

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