Joel Sherman Bio, Age, Height, MLB Network, Net Worth, Salary, Parents, and Wife

Joel Sherman Bio, Wiki

Joel Sherman is an American sportswriter and broadcaster working for MLB Network, serving as a baseball insider. He has been working with this station since 2013.

Joel Sherman Age

Sherman is 59 years old as of 2023. He was born in Canarsie, Brooklyn, NY, in the United States on the 18th of March 1964.

Joel Sherman Height/Measurements

Sherman stands approximately 6 feet 2 inches (1. 88) and weighs around 91kg.

Joel Sherman Education

For his education, Joel enrolled at New York University where he graduated in 1985 with a bachelor’s degree in journalism.

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Joel Sherman Career

Sherman serves as an insider appearing across MLB Network’s programming. He contributes to the Emmy Award-winning flagship studio show MLB Tonight, MLB Network’s Trade Deadline, MLB Now, the offseason weekday morning show Hot Stove, and National Baseball Hall of Fame coverage throughout the year.

In addition to his position with MLB Network, Joel also serves as a national baseball columnist for the New York Post. He commenced working at United Press International in 1984, a year before he graduated from New York University earning a bachelor’s degree in journalism. In February 1989, Joel accepted a job at the New York Post, serving as the beat writer for the Yankees from 1989 to 1995 and as the baseball columnist ever since.

Besides his routine column in the Post, Joel has performed as a baseball contributor to SI.com, MSG Network’s SportsDesk, MSNBC’s The Last Word, ESPN New York, New York 1’s Sports on One, and the YES Network. He has also written freelance articles for countless publications, including Sports Illustrated for Kids, ESPN The Magazine,  and New York Magazine. His book, Birth of a Dynasty: Behind the Pinstripes with the 1996 Yankees, was printed in 2006 and narrated the detailed story of how the Yankees’ dynasty in the 1990s was constructed.

From 1997 to 1998, Joel was chairman of the New York chapter of the Baseball Writers’ Association of America after serving as vice chairman the previous two years. He has performed on a few national committees for the BBWAA, including the one that made the ballot for the redesigned voting structure for the National Baseball Hall of Fame Veterans Committee. Since 1998, Joel has been a Hall of Fame voter. He is a beneficiary of the Dick Young Award for Excellence in baseball reporting given yearly by the New York area scouts.

Joel Sherman’s Net Worth

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

How Much Does Joel Sherman Earn?

Joel acquires annual earnings that range between $ 190, 965, and $ 289, 205.

Joel Sherman’s Parents and Siblings

Sherman was born and raised to parents in Canarsie, Brooklyn, NY, in the United States. He is the only son of Mr. Murry and his wife, Mrs. Murray. Joel’s mother passed away on the final day of the 1998 season and he was in a pressbox in Atlanta.

Joel Sherman Wife

Sherman is married to Jillian Marie Schwedler. The duo exchanged their marriage vows in November 1992. At the time of their wedding, Joel’s wife served as the Middle East project assistant at the International Peace Academy in New York and is a graduate of New York University. In addition, he and his wife are proud parents of two grown-up children namely Jake and Nick.

Joel Sherman MLB Network

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

  1. Jim Thome
  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. Matt Vasgersian
  39. Adnan Virk
  40. Tom Verducci
  41. Chris Young
  42. Jayson Stark
  43. Dan Plesac
  44. Matt Yallof
  45. Bob Costas

Joel Sherman Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

Sherman is vocal on his social media accounts, where he posts often. On his Twitter account, he has about 277.6K Followers 106K followers on his Facebook page, and 1,984 followers, on his Instagram account.