Rick Monday Biography
Rick Monday is a renowned former professional baseball player. He serves as a radio color commentator. He used to play in Major League Baseball (MLB) from 1966 to 1984 as a centerfielder.
Most notably as a member of the Los Angeles Dodgers as well as the Chicago Cubs with whom Rick won a World Series championship in 1981 currently.
Rick Monday Age
Monday was born in Batesville, Arkansas, in the United States on November 20, 1945. He is 76 years old.
Rick Monday Height
Monday stands at a moderate height of 6 ft 1 in/1.85 m tall.
Rick Monday Education
Monday went to Santa Monica High School based in Southern California. Where he starred in baseball and earned league honors. Monday joined the Arizona State Sun Devils team that included future major league players Sal Bando and Duffy Dyer after graduating from high school.
Rick Monday Family
Monday has not disclosed details about his parents and whether he has any siblings or not.
Rick Monday Wife
Monday is a married man to Barbaralee Monday, they stay in Vero Beach.
Rick Monday Salary
Monday annually receives a salary of $95,995.
Rick Monday Net Worth
Monday has an approximated net worth of $1 million.
Rick Monday Career
Monday began hosting the pregame show and covering play-by-play on cable TV in 1985 after he retired. Then Monday moved to call games from 1989 to 1992, together with Jerry Coleman. For San Diego Padres games, filling the gap, for outgoing announcer Dave Campbell. He worked for a time in the 1980s at KTTV as a sports anchor also.
Monday worked at CBS-TV at the College World Series championship game in 1988 as a color commentator. In 1993, he moved back to the Dodgers, replacing Don Drysdale who had passed away. On a Dodger road trip in Montreal due to a heart attack in his hotel room furthermore.
Monday mostly worked on the analyst role, alongside Charley Steiner covering most. Of the play-by-play, from 2005 to 2008, besides during road trips outside of the National League West division. Over which Steiner broadcast the games on television (because until Vin Scully’s retirement.
At the end of the 2016 season, he limited his broadcasting to all home games and road games involving either. The NL West or AL West,) and Rick worked on the radio play-by-play, usually together with Jerry Reuss as his analyst.
Monday played 19 seasons for the Kansas City/Oakland Athletics (1966–71). Los Angeles Dodgers (1977–84) as well as Chicago Cubs (1972–76) as a two-time All-star. He is renowned for being the first player chosen in the inaugural 1965 Major League Baseball draft.
And for preventing a flag from being burned on the field at Dodger Stadium in 1967. Following his playing career. Monday moved to work on both television and radio as a Dodgers broadcaster.