Jayson Stark Biography
Jayson Stark is an American author who covers baseball for The Athletic and sportswriter. He is popularly known for his time with The Philadelphia Inquirer and ESPN since April 1, 2018. Stark has published three books including Wild Pitches in 2014 being an author.
Jayson Stark Age
Jayson Stark was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States on 19 July 1951. He is 70 years old as of 2021.
Jayson Stark Height
Stark stands at a height of 5 ft 9 in (approx. 1.77 m).
Jayson Stark Family
Stark was born and also raised in Philadelphia under his charming parents. However, he has not shared much about his parents and siblings.
Jayson Stark Wife
Stark is contentedly married to his beautiful and loving wife Lisa. Currently, she is the assistant coach for the Council Rock North volleyball team. The duo has been living together for over two decades. The couple is proud to be sharing their three admirable grown children.
Jayson Stark Children
Stark and his loving wife Lisa are blessed with three admirable grown children.
Jayson Stark Education
Stark graduated from a local high school and later pursued his dream career at Syracuse University based in New York. He worked hard and eventually graduated in 1973 and attained his degree in journalism.
Jayson Stark Salary
Stark receives an annual salary that ranges between $48,998-$90,465 according to the ESPN sports writer’s salary.
Jayson Stark Net Worth
Stark earns an estimated net worth of $1.5 Million US dollars.
Jayson Stark Career
Presently, Stark works for The Athletic where he works as a baseball writer since joining on April 1, 2018. He worked at ESPN from 2000 to April 26, 2017, previously. Stark was named two times as the Pennsylvania Sportswriter of the Year by the National Sportscasters.
And Sportswriters Association due to his talented and unique sports writing. Several books have quoted his observations and analysis of the 1993 Phillies team additionally. He produced Baseball Week in Review column famously known for humorous and historical aspects of baseball for sixteen years.
Stark began off his career as a writer in 1979 when he was hired as a beat. Writer for the Philadelphia Phillies at The Philadelphia Inquirer. He was later promoted to baseball writer and columnist later on.
Jayson Stark ESPN
In 2000 as a senior writer for ESPN.com and also contributed to various shows. Baseball Tonight, ESPNews, and SportsCenter Stark officially joined ESPN. He also appeared on Mike & Mike furthermore.
Stark joined the ESPN radio and co-hosted a weekly radio show during baseball seasons in Early 2014. He was inducted into the Philadelphia Jewish Sports Hall of Fame in 2017. Stark left the network on April 26, 2017, after working for ESPN for almost seventeen years.
Jayson Stark Books
- Wild Pitches: Rumblings, Grumblings, and Reflections on the Game I Love. Triumph Books. 2014
- Worth The Wait: Tales of the 2008 Phillies. Triumph Books. 2011. The Stark Truth: The Most
- The Stark Truth: The Most Overrated and Underrated Players in Baseball History. Triumph Books. 2007
- Overrated and Underrated Players in Baseball History (2009), and Worth the Wait: Tales of the 2008 Phillies (2009).
Jayson Stark Award
- 2019; BBWAA Career Excellence Award.