Al Leiter Bio, Age, Height, MLB Network, Net Worth, Salary, Parents, and Wife

Al Leiter Bio, Wiki

Al Leiter is an American former professional baseball player and current television sports commentator working for MLB Network, serving as an on-air Analyst. He has been working with this station since 2009.

Al Leiter Age

Leiter is 57 years old as of 2023. He was born in Toms River, New Jersey, United States on the 23rd of October 1965.

Al Leiter Height/Measurements

Leiter stands approximately 6 feet 2 inches (1. 88 ) and weighs around 94 kg.

Al Leiter Education

For his education, Al enrolled and graduated in 1984 from Central Regional High School, in the township’s Bayville section.

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Al Leiter Career

Leiter works for MLB Network, serving as an on-air Analyst appearing across MLB Network’s programming, including the Emmy Award-winning flagship studio show MLB Tonight, the Spring Training series 30 Clubs in 30 Days, and MLB Network’s special event coverage. He joined MLB Network in 2009.

A 19-year Major League veteran and two-time World Series champion, Leiter was a member of MLB Network’s original on-air talent roster. He earned Sports Emmy Award nominations in the Outstanding Sports Personality – Studio Analyst category in 2010, 2012, 2014, and 2016 for his work on MLB Network. Leiter also was a color commentator for YES Network and previously served as a Postseason game analyst for ESPN and FOX Sports.

In 1987, Leiter was drafted by the New York Yankees and debuted with the club. He went on to pitch for the Toronto Blue Jays (1989-1995), New York Mets (1998-2004), and Florida Marlins (1996-1997 and 2005) prior to retiring as a Yankee in 2005 with a 162-132 record and 3.80 ERA. Al won World Series rings with the Blue Jays (1993) and Marlins (1997) and served as an NL All-Star in 1996 and 2000.

He threw the first no-hitter in Marlins franchise record on May 11, 1996, against the Colorado Rockies, and he was the first pitcher to achieve a victory against all 30 Major League teams. Leiter arrived at the New York Mets Hall of Fame in 2023. He earned the Roberto Clemente Award in 2000 for philanthropic efforts and his community service.

Al Leiter Net Worth

In Al’s career as a sportscaster, he was able to amass a net worth between $5 Million and $ 10 million

How Much Does Al Leiter Earn?

Al acquires annual earnings that range between $ 220, 365, and $ 325, 445.

Al Leiter Parents and Siblings

Kenny was born and raised to parents in Toms River, New Jersey, United States. He is of Czech, Austrian, and British descent. Al has five brothers and among them are Mark Leiter and Kurt. All of them are players. His brother Mark pitched eleven seasons in the Majors and Kurt played in the Baltimore Orioles organization and reached as high as Double-A. Mark Leiter Jr., his nephew is also a professional baseball pitcher.

Al Leiter Wife

Leiter is married to Lori though he has not said much about their union. The duo are proud parents of four children namely Lindsay Brooke, Jack Thomas, Carly Jayne, and Katelyn Grace.

Al Leiter MLB Network

Leiter works at MLB Network, where he works alongside his fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists, such as;

  1. Brian Kenny
  2. Yonder Alonso
  3. Greg Amsinger
  4. Ruben Amaro, Jr.
  5. A.J. Andrews
  6. Alex Avila
  7. Ron Darling
  8. Ryan Dempster
  9. Mark DeRosa
  10. Robert Flores
  11. Cliff Floyd
  12. Peter Gammons
  13. Lauren Gardner
  14. Jon Heyman
  15. Mike Lowell
  16. Keiana Martin
  17. Pedro Martinez
  18. Cameron Maybin
  19. Kevin Millar
  20. Jon Morosi
  21. Kelly Nash
  22. Melanie Newman
  23. Dan O’Dowd
  24. Jake Peavy
  25. Hunter Pence
  26. Carlos Peña
  27. Bo Porter
  28. Albert Pujols
  29. Harold Reynolds
  30. Bill Ripken
  31. Alanna Rizzo
  32. Christopher Russo
  33. Siera Santos
  34. Xavier Scruggs
  35. Lauren Shehadi
  36. Joel Sherman
  37. Jim Thome
  38. Matt Vasgersian
  39. Adnan Virk
  40. Tom Verducci
  41. Chris Young
  42. Jayson Stark
  43. Dan Plesac
  44. Matt Yallof
  45. Bob Costas

Al Leiter Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

Leiter is vocal on his social media accounts, where he posts often. On his Twitter account, he has about 35.2K Followers 29.5K followers on his Facebook page, and 7,972 followers, on his Instagram account.