Antonio José Silva Puesán, (Born March 19, 1974) known professionally as Antonio Puesán, is a Dominican raised baseball analyst, writer, TV & Radio personality based in Miami, Florida. He is a specialized baseball analyst for “El Locker Room 1050” on Rafael Bello, a Radio Sports Talk show for ESPN Deportes Radio 1050 AM New York. Puesán is also known as a digital creative strategist in the digital marketing business specially with sports brands and events in social media.
Early he was a Creative and Art Director experienced in creating graphic lines and brand communication, a teamwork builder and developing skills necessary to lead a creative team with strength and inspiration, while encouraged with the passion for developing brands and concepts defined. He is a professional with fresh ideas and goals for improvement in constant renovation.
He is a former Kansas City Royals Minor League Pitcher playing from 1993 to 1995.
After born in Caracas, Venezuela almost three years later Antonio Puesán was raised in Dominican Republic by his grandparents in February 1977, became a Dominican citizen in March 1993, he started to play baseball a little bit later at 10 due a heart condition caused by rheumatic Fever finished high school level at 17 and started studying advertising at Universidad Catolica Santo Domingo in 1992. He went to The Parson School of Design at affiliate in Altos de Chavon in 1997 at La Romana, Dominican Republic.
Signed as an amateur free agent by the Kansas City Royals as a pitcher in May 1993 by scouts Diómedes Castellanos and regional scout Luis Silverio. He played in the Dominican Summer League (Rookie level) in Salcedo a north region of the Dominican country. After dealing with many injuries, was granted with an unconditional release in 1995.
Begun his broadcasting career at 17 as a commentator at “Campeonato Latinoamericano de Pequeñas Ligas” a Williamsport Little League World Series caribbean qualifier with José Antonio Mena. Started in 2005 as a sports analyst in Antesala Capitaleña with Alberto Rodríguez in Telecentro Canal 13. Later in 2010 he joined the “Out 37 TV” crew at CDN canal 37 a nationwide Dominican TV station. Also joined Tigres del Licey International broadcast as a commentator with Radhamés González. Participated in several TV sports shows as a baseball analyst for the winter league baseball draft in 2014.
Was the commentator at Dominican Summer League All Star Game with Hansel Coste in 2014.
First opportunity in radio started with Rafael Bello in Desde las Gradas in 2006 an interactive sports talk show. In 2011 he joined the “Out 37” Radio in 92.5 Fm at CDN La Radio on weekdays. Joined ESPN Deportes Radio República Dominicana 104.5 FM as a sports analyst at Desayuno Deportivo an early sports talk show with Melvin Bejarán, Orlando Méndez and José Luis Mendoza. Decides to produce his own project creating “Sobre el Diamante Radio” with Carmen Sarah Mota at UniK Radio a digital online radio station in 2012, it only lasted 6 months due a non-sponsor support. Is a current member of Ligas Menores en Acción a specialized radio show for Minor leagues with Yohanna Nuñez and Alexander Gómez every Saturday on Licey TV. Became a baseball analyst for El Locker Room 1050 AM con Rafael Bello on ESPN Deportes Radio 1050 AM New York in 2015
Antonio Puesán has one of the most active and engaged social media accounts writing about sports (Specially Baseball) and Digital Marketing. He was nominated in 2012 as a Deportista Tuitero in the TwitAwards RD in Dominican Republic. Also in 2013 he was nominated for Cronista Tuitero.
Puesán has been a brand influencer for several important brands in Dominican Republic like Tiendas La Sirena, Banco Popular, Ron Barceló, Estaciones Shell, Orange Dominicana and more.
He is currently a Social Media Coordinator for Toros del Este, a professional winter league baseball team in Dominican Republic.
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- “Presentación oficial de Los Nominados a Twit Awards 2013”. YouTube. 2013-07-24. Retrieved 2016-04-08.
- “Sala de Prensa Banco Popular presenta la campaña #NosMueveLoQueNosUne”. Popularenlinea.com. Retrieved 2016-04-08.
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