American sportscaster Tim McCarver is a veteran personality in the field of baseball who had won the title of World Series Titles with the St. Louis Cardinals for twice. After his retirement, he became an MLB commentator. Besides his professional career, the man had created buzz on media after he continuously criticised players and teams throughout his broadcasting career.
How Much Is Tim McCarver's Net Worth?
Tim McCarver with his involvement as a baseball player and American sportscaster since, 1958, he has summoned a net worth of $8 Million. All it was possible because of the 21-years of a professional baseball career.
Starting his career in baseball, Tim at the tender age of 17, reached the MLB level for the first time. Later, he was appointed from minor leagues for a short stint with the St. Louis Cardinals. He was entitled to an estimated salary of $60,000 yearly.
In 1979, he took retirement from sports career and started broadcasting; however, he returned to the field again in September 1979. Thus, he became one of only 29th players in baseball history to appear in Major League games in four different decades.
Tim McCarver retired from the baseball in 1979 (source: bleacherreport.com)
He pursued a broadcasting career at WPHL-TV (Channel 17). He was able to win three Emmy Awards for Sports Event Analyst. As of now, he is the host of his show The Tim McCarver Show that aired first in 2002.
Criticism During Tim's Broadcasting Career
During his career as a broadcaster, Tim has made history for criticism. Well, Tim has criticized some of the greats like Darryl Strawberry, Deion Sanders and many more.
During the 1992 National League Championship Series, he criticised an NFL star Deion for playing both sports on the same day. Deion dumped a bucket of water on McCarver three times. The criticism then turned into a fight. Similarly, in October 2008, Tim criticized Manny Ramirez calling him 'despicable.'
Tim McCarver's Personal Life
Tim McCarver and Anne married back in 1964. Though Tim has not revealed much information about his personal life, he with his wife is already a parent of two, named Kathy and Kelly.
The two were blessed with their first baby named Kathy in 1966. Two years later, in 1968, they gave birth to another child named Kelly. He has been married for over five decades but doesn't flaunt his married life in the media. As of now, he lives a peaceful life with his daughters and wife.
Standing at the height of 1.83 meters (6'), Tim McCarver was born as a Timothy James McCarver in Memphis, Tennessee, the USA on 16 October 1941. Talking about his family, he was raised in an enthusiastic Irish family of seven. His father name was Edward who was a cop, and his mom, Alice, a housewife. The former baseball player holds American nationality. Tim, age 76, attended several colleges for six years between baseball seasons but never graduated.