Rick Monday Bio, Age, Height, Wife, Salary, Net Worth, color commentator
November 28, 2022
Rick Monday Biography
Rick Monday is a widespread American previous professional baseball player who works as a radio color commentator. Rick played in Major League Baseball (MLB) as a center fielder from 1966 -1984, most notably as a member of the Chicago Cubs and the Los Angeles Dodgers with whom he won a World Series championship in 1981.
As a two-time All-Star, he played 19 seasons for the Kansas City/Oakland Athletics, Chicago Cubs as well as Los Angeles Dodgers. Rick is also known for being the first player chosen in the inaugural 1965 Major League Baseball draft and for a 1976 incident in which he prevented a flag from being scorched on the field at Dodger Stadium. After his playing profession, he went on to serve as a Dodgers broadcaster on both television and radio.
Rick Monday Age
Rick Monday was born on November 20, 1945, in Batesville, Arkansas, in the United States of America. Rick is 76 years of age.
Rick Monday Height
Rick is a man of above-average height. He stands at a height of 6 feet 1 inch (Approximately 1.85 meters).
Rick Monday Family
He was born and raised in Batesville, Arkansas, to loving and caring parents. As of now, he has not revealed any details concerning either his parents or if he has siblings.
Rick Monday Wife
Rick is merrily married to his beautiful wife Barbaralee Monday. The couple lives in Vero Beach. Nevertheless, he has not revealed much concerning his wife and if he has children.
Rick Monday Education
Rick starred in baseball at Santa Monica High School located in Southern California and obtained league honors. After graduating from high school, she considered whether to play professional baseball or accept a scholarship to play college baseball. Afterward, he joined the Arizona State Sun Devils team that included future major league players Sal Bando and Duffy Dyer.
Rick Monday Salary
He receives an annual salary of $95,995. This is according to color commentator anchors’/reporters’ salaries.
Rick Monday’s Net Worth
Rick has an estimated net worth of $5 million US dollars.
Rick Monday Career
After his retirement as a player, he became a broadcaster for the Dodgers. Rick began in 1985 by hosting the pregame show and covering play-by-play on cable television. He drove farther south to call San Diego Padres games from 1989 -1992, together with Jerry Coleman, replacing outgoing announcer Dave Campbell. He also worked as a sports anchor at KTTV for a time in the 1980s.
Moreso, Rick served as a color commentator at CBS-TV at the College World Series championship game in 1988. Rick rejoined the Dodgers in 1993, replacing Don Drysdale who died suddenly from a heart attack in his hotel room on a Dodger road trip in Montreal.
Rick mainly took the analyst role, from 2005 -2008, with Charley Steiner covering most of the play-by-play, apart from during road trips outside of the National League West division, over which Steiner broadcast the games on television and he handled the radio play-by-play, usually along with Jerry Reuss as his analyst.
Charley and Rick began reporting all games on the radio, with Eric Collins doing television play-by-play for games not reported by Scully. During the time Charley substituted Collins on the road television broadcasts in 2014, he switched over to the play-by-play duties alongside Nomar Garciaparra.