Joe Block Bio,Age, Height, Wife, Salary, Net Worth, Pittsburgh Pirates

Joe Block
Joe Block

Joe Block Biography

Joe Block is an American journalist and reporter who currently, works as a radio and TV play-by-play announcer for the Pittsburgh Pirates on AT&T SportsNet Pittsburgh and KDKA-FM. He joined the team in 2016 following 4 years with the Milwaukee Brewers.

He serves alongside Pirates play-by-play announcer Greg Brown and color analysts Michael McKenry, John Wehner, and Bob Walk. As a team, they conclude the Pirates’ five-person broadcast team.

Joe Block Age

Joe Block was born on March 1, 1978, in Roseville, Michigan, United States of America. Block is 44 years of age.

Joe Block Height

Block is a man of average height and stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches (Approximately 1.72 meters).

Joe Block Family

Block was born in Roseville, Michigan to his father and mother. He grew up in and outside Detroit but calls Pittsburgh home since his grandparents and great-grandparents initially settled in the region, in Wheeling, W.Va., and Byesville, Ohio.

As a teenager, he toured Pittsburgh on spring break to take in Penguins hockey games at the Igloo. Joe is of white ethnicity and holds an American nationality. He has, nevertheless, not mentioned any information concerning his parents or siblings.

Joe Block Wife

Joe is wedded to his wife named Bethany, who is from Pittsburgh. Block was born in South Park, 10 miles south of the city. The duo lives in South Hills with their two young kids. Bethany and Joy are concerned with community outreach efforts in the area and the region.

Joe Block Education

He studied at Michigan State University in 1999. Joe acquired a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism. While there, hosted a sports talk show on the student radio station and wrote for the award-winning student newspaper The State News. Further, he interned in the sports department at WJR-AM in Detroit and Lansing, Mich.

Joe Block Salary

Block receives an annual salary of $72,788. This is according to Pittsburgh Pirates anchor’s/reporters’ salaries.

Joe Block Net Worth

Block has an estimated net worth of $1.5 Million US dollars.

Joe Block Career

Joe works as a radio and TV play-by-play broadcaster for the Pittsburgh Pirates on AT&T SportsNet Pittsburgh and KDKA-FM. He serves with Pirates play-by-play announcer Greg Brown and color analysts Michael McKenry, Bob Walk, and John Wehner. Together, they end the Pirates’ five-person broadcast team.

Earlier, Joe served with vet broadcaster and former Major League Baseball catcher Bob Uecker. Joe called minor league games for the Great Falls White Sox, Jacksonville Suns, and Billings Mustangs.

Further, he also selected games for the final two seasons of the Montreal Expos. He served as a post-game host for the Los Angeles Dodgers on the radio. Moreso, he handled play-by-play for various regional networks for college basketball and football. On Jan 30, 2016, he became a play-by-play announcer for the Pittsburgh Pirates replacing Tim Neverett.

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