The “Voice of the Chiefs,” Mitch Holthus, who has been with the team’s network since 1994 and is famous in the city for his “TOUCHDOWN, KAN-SAS CITY!” call, called his 400th game on Monday night, as the Chiefs defeated the Broncos in a thrilling 27-23 comeback victory.
The beloved announcer undoubtedly received a lot of love and congratulations from former Chiefs players, fans and more following the night.
From former Chief Jamaal Charles:
Congratulations @mitchholthus, who called his 400th game last night. I still remember you coming down to my hometown to support me great person.— Jamaal Charles (@jcharles25) October 2, 2018
And, of course, in Denver:
Congrats to Mr. TOUCHDOWN KANSAS CITY! Mitch Holthus called his 400th game in today’s Monday night win over the Broncos— Jeff Rosen (@jeff_rosen88) October 2, 2018
From old friend BJ Kissel of Chiefs dot com:
Also, want to throw out a HUGE congratulations to my mentor & one of the finest PEOPLE I've ever had the pleasure of being around, @mitchholthus, who called his 400th game tonight.— BJ Kissel (@ChiefsReporter) October 2, 2018
It was exactly the kind of game that the night deserved.#ChiefsKingdom, we're lucky to have him. pic.twitter.com/8KVtg7S9tb
And from supporters all over Kansas City:
It’s been a while since I had to resort to local radio for a @Chiefs game. But DAMN, @mitchholthus is MORE entertaining than the tv or EVERY youtube live-streamer. #IfItAintBrokeDontFixIt. My dad used to listen to the radio cuz of sunday. Thank You Mitch. You Are The Best— Calm Incense (@MoogiWada) October 2, 2018
@mitchholthus Your voice is the sound of my childhood and it’s a blessing to share you with my daughter and hope you might be the sound of hers. Congratulations on 400 games!— Vivienne Myrick (@vleighc) October 2, 2018
@mitchholthus 1997, Monday, Mitch @ MNF, or motivational talk to my wrestlers, Tue @ Daughters VB, Wed,@ KSU & Chiefs, Thurs, sons JH FB, Fri @ SLHS FB, Sat KSU FB and daughters VB, Sunday @Cheifs. Thats how Mitch became a HOF announcer, speaker, parent, friend. Proud of ya 400— Harry lamar (@Harrylamar3) October 2, 2018
Congrats, Mitch— Pete Sweeney (@pgsween) October 2, 2018