Who is Gary Thorne? Full Bio, Wife, Net Worth, Mets, NHL, Orioles, ESPN

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Gary Thorne Biography

Gary Thorne is an American journalist, sports analyst, and sportscaster who is a fill-in television play-by-play announcer for the New York Mets on SportsNet New York since 2021. He was the play-by-play announcer for Baltimore Orioles games on MASN from 2007 to 2020 and he has also served for ESPN and ABC, including National Hockey League, Major League Baseball, college football a swell as the Frozen Four hockey tournament.

Additionally, Thorne also serves for World Wrestling Entertainment where he is the narrator for the WrestleMania Rewind program on its WWE Network streaming video service. Moreover, Gary began a four-year stint as a radio announcer for the New York Mets where he was present in the booth at Shea Stadium, along with Bob Murphy in 1985 and he served as the TV play-by-play announcer for the Mid-Atlantic Sports Network’s Baltimore Orioles games from 2007 to 2019.

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He was removed from the broadcast booth in the midst of a contract disagreement during the 2020 season and he filled in for Cohen on play-by-play for the SNY broadcast of the New York Mets’ series against the Pittsburgh Pirates from July 16-18, 2021. In addition, Thorne was named a backup play-by-play announcer for ABC’s coverage of Thursday Night Baseball telecasts with Joe Morgan in 1989 where he served as a field reporter for the World Series. READ ALSO: Tom Rinaldi

Gary Thorne Age, Birthday, Nationality, and Ethnic Background

Gary Thorne (age 73 years) was born on June 9, 1948, in Bangor, Maine, in the United States of America. The Bangor native with a white ethnic background holds American Nationality by birth. He normally celebrates his birthday on June 9th, every year.

Gary Thorne Height, Weight, and Other Body Measurements

Thorne stands at an average height of 5 feet 8 inches (approximately 1.74 m) and maintains an average bodyweight of around 70kg. However, he has not publicly availed further information about his other body measurements yet at the moment.

Gary Thorne Parents and Siblings/ Family

He was born Gary F. Thorne in Bangor, Maine, in the United States of America to his caring and supportive parents. He is the son of Cedric Thornberry and Sallie Thornberry. Though Gary has not provided any further details about his parents and his siblings at the moment.

Gary Thorne Education Background

Thorne graduated from the University of Mane in 1970, University of Maine School of Law in 1973, and Georgetown Law School in 1976. After his education, he became Penobscot County assistant district attorney and joined the bar of the U.S. Supreme Court.

Gary Thorne’s Wife/Spouse and Children

Gary is a married man. He is a very secretive person when it comes to his personal details thus not disclosing his love life at the moment and that of his wife. However, he has a grown-up daughter, married to Damian DiGiulian who is a former assistant coach for the University of Vermont hockey team. Damian is now a color commentator for ESPNU’s college hockey broadcast.

Gary Thorne Daughter

Gary’s daughter is married to Damian DiGiulian who is a former assistant coach for the University of Vermont hockey team. Damian is now a color commentator for ESPNU’s college hockey broadcast.

Gary Thorne Mets

Thorne began a four-year stint as a radio announcer for the New York Mets. Moreover, he was present in the booth at Shea Stadium, along with Bob Murphy in 1985.

Gary Thorne NHL

Thorne joined CBS Sports Network as a play-by-play man for college football in 2011 where he was paired with Randy Cross.

Gary Thorne ESPN

Thorne is a sports analyst and sportscaster who is a fill-in television play-by-play announcer for the New York Mets on SportsNet New York since 2021. He was the play-by-play announcer for Baltimore Orioles games on MASN from 2007 to 2020 and he has also served for ESPN and ABC.

Gary Thorne Salary

Thorne is a sports analyst and sportscaster who is a fill-in television play-by-play announcer for the New York Mets on SportsNet New York. Gary earns a decent annual salary of around $80,000 per year.

Gary Thorne’s Net Worth

Thorne is a sports analyst and sportscaster. Further, a fill-in television play-by-play announcer for the New York Mets on SportsNet New York. Gary’s net worth is around $3 million dollars.

Gary Thorne Hockey

Thorne called hockey games for Augusta, Maine radio and television stations in 1977. However,  rose to prominence in Maine broadcasting when he began calling play-by-play for the University of Maine’s hockey games for Bangor radio station WABI.

Gary Thorne Orioles

He served as the TV play-by-play announcer for the Mid-Atlantic Sports Network’s Baltimore Orioles games from 2007 to 2019.

Is Gary Thorne coming back to ESPN?

No, Thorne is currently a fill-in television play-by-play announcer for the New York Mets on SportsNet New York.

Did Gary Thorne retire?

No, he has not retired yet. Furthermore, he currently works as a fill-in television play-by-play announcer for the New York Mets on SportsNet New York.

What happened to Gary Thorne?

Thorne, who served on the Mid-Atlantic Sports Network as the Orioles’ primary play-by-play broadcaster from 2007 to 2019, is in Pittsburgh this weekend broadcasting the New York Mets series for SNY together with Keith Hernandez as a substitute for regular play-by-play man Gary Cohen.