Thorne's voice can be heard in Pepsi commercials.
When ESPN dropped out of the bidding for NHL hockey games, Thorne began doing play-be-play for both baseball and college football.
He has called ABC's coverage of the Capital One Bowl.
Thorne's hockey duties created a conflict with his job with the Mets, so he left New York and took a one-year stint with the Chicago White Sox.
He was a field reporter for the World Series and covered the trophy presentation for ABC.
Thorne was one of the first people to criticize the Red Sox for leaving Bill Buckner out in the 10th inning over Dave Stapleton.
Thorne was at the famous 1986 World Series game between the Mets and Boston Red Sox.
Thorne was at Candlestick Park in San Francisco when the Loma Prieta earthquake hit on October 17, 1989.
As the voice of Maine's hockey team, he became one of the most recognizable radio voices in the state.
He is known for some of his calls that include "Goodbye!" "Home run!" and "Mercy!"
By 1984, Thorne had enough leverage with baseball's Triple-A Maine Guides to name himself a co-owner.
Damian DiGiulian, Thorne's son-in-law, is an assistant coach for the University of Vermont hockey team.
Thorne became a Bangor district attorney and joined the bar of the U.S. Supreme Court.
He graduated from the University of Maine in 1970.
Thorne, along with John Davidson, got to call the hockey tournament during the 2002 Winter Olympics.
Some of his work includes Major League Baseball, college football, and Frozen Four hockey.
He is a play-be-play announcer for both ESPN and ABC.
He is a play-by-play TV announcer for the Little League World Series on ESPN during the month of August.