Peter Gammons Biography
Peter Gammons is an American sportswriter as well as a media personality. Gammons is a recipient of the J. G. Taylor Spink Award for his best baseball writing nominated by The Baseball Writers Association of America. Besides this, he has also worked for different news channels.
Peter Gammons Early life
Peter was born on April 9, 1945, in Boston, United States. Gammons attended the Groton School and completed his pre-school graduation in 1965. After his pre-school, he attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for his higher education. Wel, he completed his graduation in 1969.
Peter Gammons Career
While studying at the University of North Carolina, Gammons worked for the university’s newspaper The Daily Tar Heel. Furthermore, he also worked for the student-run radio station, WXYC. However, after his graduation, Peter started his journalism career from The Boston Globe. During his career at Boston, he covered the Boston Red Sox from 1969–1975. Later he again covered the same show from 1978–1986.
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He worked as a sportswriter for the Globe for several years along with Will McDonough, Bob Ryan, and Leigh Montville. Besides this, he also served as a lead baseball columnist for Sports Illustrated from 1976–78.
However, from 1986 to 90, he worked in other fields and in 91, he again returned to work as a leading columnist.
Moreover, he also covered hockey and college basketball. In the 1980s he wrote a column for The Sporting News. Furthermore, he also wrote books named Beyond the Sixth Game.
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Later in 1988, Peter started working for ESPN and served other radio stations as an in-studio analyst. Along with that, he also appeared as a host for Baseball Tonight. Moreover, he also appeared on SportsCenter, ESPNEWS and ESPN Radio. Besides his hosting career, he also wrote inside column for the ESPN and also wrote for ESPN The Magazine.
Later in 2006, the network named him as the field-level reporter for Sunday Night Baseball. After working for 20 years, Gammons decided to leave ESPN on December 8, 2009. Well, he joined the MLB Network and MLB.com as an on-air and online analyst. Furthermore, he also works for the NESN.
Peter Gammons Personal life
Multi-talented sportscaster as well as a media personality, Peter Gammons is blessed with a happily married life. Well, he married his wife Gloria Gammons in 1968. Although it has already been a long time that they got married, they haven’t revealed anything regarding their children.
But it is sure that they must be enjoying a happy family life. This couple is successfully maintaining their married life since a long time, so there are fewer chances of getting divorced. Besides this, there are no any records of his other relationships. Gammons belongs to an American nationality and falls under white ethnic group.
Peter Gammons Net worth
Lots of award winner Peter Gammons deserves to have a good net worth. Till now he has won many awards like Fielding Bible Awards, honorary Poynter Fellow etc. Moreover, he was also voted for honorary Poynter Fellow in 1989, 1990 and 1993. Well, his current net worth is around $200 thousand.