Jayson Stark Bio, Age, Height, MLB Network, Net Worth, Salary, Parents, and Wife

Jayson Stark Bio, Wiki

Jayson Stark is a Hall of Fame, award-winning sportswriter, and author working for MLB Network, serving as a Baseball writer and Insider. He has been working with this station since 2018.

Jayson Stark Age

Stark is 72 years old as of 2023. He was born in Northeast Philadelphia, in the United States on the 19th of July 1951.

Jayson Stark Height

Stark stands approximately 6 feet 5 inches (1. 96) and weighs around 98 kg.

Jayson Stark Education

For his education, Jayson graduated in 1973 from Syracuse University’s S. I. Newhouse School of Public Communications earning a degree in journalism.

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Jayson Stark Career

Stark works for MLB Network, as a Baseball writer and Insider appearing across MLB Network’s programming, including the Emmy Award-winning flagship studio show MLB Tonight, MLB Central, and MLB Now. He joined the MLB Network team in 2018. Likewise, he also serves as a senior baseball writer at The Athletic and the host of “Baseball Stories” on Stadium TV.

Jayson was the 2019 champion of the BBWAA Career Excellence Award for “meritorious contributions to baseball writing” and was presented with the award in Cooperstown, N.Y., during the Hall of Fame’s annual Induction Weekend. In his profile on the Hall of Fame’s website following the BBWAA Career Excellence Award announcement, Jayson was defined as “a curator for all things weird, unique, wacky, statistically inclined, and historically rare in the game.” His famous”Useless Information” column at The Athletic is a regular collection of notes, numbers, quotes, oddities, and laughs. In his previous stops at the Philadelphia Inquirer and ESPN.com, he was the creator and writer of the nationally syndicated “Baseball Week in Review” column, which examined the sport in a similar irreverent vein.

Prior to arriving at The Athletic and MLB Network, Jayson worked for 17 years covering baseball for ESPN and ESPN.com. Besides writing columns for the website, he created countless television appearances on Baseball Tonight, Outside the Lines, and SportsCenter, and earned an Emmy for his work on Baseball Tonight. Jayson also served as a regular guest on the Mike and Mike show, where he contributed his popular weekly trivia question.

Previously, he spent 21 years covering baseball for the Philadelphia Inquirer, where he was twice voted Pennsylvania Sportswriter of the Year. Jayson appears frequently on radio stations around the country and onetime hosted “The Jayson Stark Show” on 97.5 The Fanatic in Philadelphia. He is the writer of three books, “The Stark Truth: The Most Overrated and Underrated Players in Baseball History” (Triumph Books, 2006), “Wild Pitches: Rumblings, Grumblings, and Reflections on the Game I Love” (Triumph Books, 2014), and “Worth The Wait: Tales of the 2008 Phillies” (Triumph Books, 2009).

Jayson was a champion for the 2019 National Sports Media Association’s National Sportswriter of the Year Award. He also was inducted into the Philadelphia Jewish Sports Hall of Fame in May 2017. In 2010, Jayson was recognized by Penn State’s Foster Conference for Distinguished Writers, for his books and other work. He also was featured in the 2014 film, “Million Dollar Arm,” starring Jon Hamm, and in 2018, Topps issued an actual Jayson baseball card.

Jayson Stark’s Net Worth

In Jayson’s career as a sportscaster, he was able to amass a net worth between $ 5 Million and $ 15 million.

Jayson Stark Salary

Jayson acquires annual earnings that range between $ 235, 255, and $ 365, 985.

Jayson Stark’s Parents and Siblings

Stark was born and raised to parents in Northeast Philadelphia, the United States. Growing up, his devoted parents gave him the best upbringing possible. Besides this, the sportswriter has not revealed any further information about his parents or siblings if he has any.

Jayson Stark Wife

Stark is married to Lisa, an assistant coach for the Council Rock North volleyball team. The duo dated for a while before exchanging their marriage vows on May 22, 1982. Jayson and his wife are proud parents of three grown-up children whose identity has not been revealed yet.

Jayson Stark MLB Network

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

  1. Chris Young
  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. Brian Kenny
  16. Al Leiter
  17. Mike Lowell
  18. Keiana Martin
  19. Pedro Martinez
  20. Cameron Maybin
  21. Kevin Millar
  22. Jon Morosi
  23. Kelly Nash
  24. Melanie Newman
  25. Dan O’Dowd
  26. Jake Peavy
  27. Hunter Pence
  28. Carlos Peña
  29. Bo Porter
  30. Albert Pujols
  31. Harold Reynolds
  32. Bill Ripken
  33. Alanna Rizzo
  34. Christopher Russo
  35. Siera Santos
  36. Xavier Scruggs
  37. Lauren Shehadi
  38. Joel Sherman
  39. Jim Thome
  40. Matt Vasgersian
  41. Adnan Virk
  42. Tom Verducci
  43. Dan Plesac
  44. Matt Yallof
  45. Bob Costas

Jayson Stark Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

Stark is vocal on his social media accounts, where he posts often. On his Twitter account, he has about 599.9K Followers, 231K followers on his Facebook page, and 196K followers, on his Instagram account.