Tim Kurkjian ESPN, Baseball Fix, Net Worth, Bio, Height, and Hall of Fame

Tim Kurkjian Biography

Tim Kurkjian is an American journalist, Major League Baseball analyst, and sportscaster on ESPN’s Baseball Tonight and SportsCenter. Also a contributor to ESPN The Magazine and ESPN.com. He joined ESPN in March 1998 as a reporter and he continues to provide insight and analysis throughout his writing as well as regular appearance for Monday Night Baseball and Wednesday Night Baseball. Additionally, Tim is a staple in ESPN’s Little World Series coverage and was named the 2022 BBWAA Career Excellence Award winner which is presented annually to a writer.

Moreover, he took an entry-level position with the Washington Star where he became a staff writer by 1981 and later took a position with the Baltimore New-American. Kurkjian began covering baseball as the Texas Rangers beat writer for The Dallas Morning News where he worked from 1981 to 1985 and he was a senior writer for Sports Illustrated from 1989 to 1997.

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Tim has authored his first book, America’s Game, in 2000 and released his second book, Is This a Great Game, or What?: From A-Rod’s Heart to Zim’s Head- My 25 Years in Baseball in May 2007. Also, he authored his book I’m Fascinated by Sacrifice Flies: Inside the Game, We All Love in 2016 and he helped announce the American League Wild Card Series alongside Karl Revech on September 29, 2020. READ ALSO: Barry Melrose Have Parkinson’s, Quick Facts, ESPN, Full Bio & Net Worth

Tim Kurkjian Age, Birthday, Nationality, and Ethnicity

Tim Kurkjian (age 65 years) was born on December 10, 1956, in Bethesda, Maryland, in the United States of America. He normally celebrates his birthday on December 10 every year. Moreover, Bethesda native holds American nationality by birth with a white ethnic background.

How tall is Tim Kurkjian?  Height, Weight, and Other Measurements

Kurkjian stands at an average height of 5 feet 4 inches which is approximately 1.66 meters and maintains an average bodyweight of around 69kg.

Tim Kurkjian Parents and Siblings/ Family

He was born Timothy Bell Kurkjian in Bethesda, Maryland, in the United States of America to his caring and loving parents. He is the son of Badrig Jeff Kurkjian who is a mathematician and a statistician who earned degrees from MIT, George Washington, and American Universities, and Joyce Joy Kurkjian (mother).

Moreover, Tim’s parents settled in Watertown, Massachusetts after the Armenian genocide. Badrig taught at the University of Alabama and was a fellow with the American Statistical Association. Moreover, Tim has older brothers who both played college baseball for Catholic University Cardinals and were inducted into the school’s athletics hall of fame.

Tim Kurkjian Brothers

Kurkjian has older brothers who both played college baseball for Catholic University Cardinals and were inducted into the school’s athletics hall of fame. Unfortunately, he has not provided any information about his brothers yet at the moment.

Tim Kurkjian Education Background

Tim attended Walter Johnson High School in Bethesda where he played on the school’s basketball and baseball teams. Additionally, he wrote for the student newspaper, The Pitch, and the school’s yearbook called The Wind-up and later became the sports editor of The Pitch he graduated in 1974. He enrolled at the University of Maryland’s Phillip Merrill College of Journalism where he also covered high school sports for the Montgomery Journal and he later graduated with a B.A. in journalism in 1978.

Tim Kurkjian’s Wife/ Spouse and Children

He is a married man. Tim married his wife Kathy Kurkjian who is a lawyer since November 26, 1983. The two have one daughter, Kelly, who is a creative director at a marketing agency, and a son, Jeff, who hosts Jeff & Aimee in the Morning on KCYE radio in Las Vegas. Both children graduated from Syracuse University.

Tim Kurkjian ESPN

Kurkjian is a sportscaster on ESPN’s Baseball Tonight and SportsCenter. Additionally, a contributor to ESPN The Magazine and ESPN.com. He joined ESPN in March 1998 as a reporter. Moreover, Tim continues to provide insight and analysis throughout his writing. He also makes regular appearances for Monday Night Baseball and Wednesday Night Baseball. Additionally, Tim is a staple in ESPN’s Little World Series coverage and was named the 2022 BBWAA Career Excellence Award winner which is presented annually to a writer.

Tim Kurkjian Book/ Books

Tim has authored his first book, America’s Game, in 2000. Further, released his second book, Is This a Great Game, or What?: From A-Rod’s Heart to Zim’s Head- My 25 Years in Baseball in May 2007. Also, he authored his book I’m Fascinated by Sacrifice Flies: Inside the Game We All Love in 2016.

Tim Kurkjian Baseball Fix

He is a Major League Baseball analyst and sportscaster on ESPN’s Baseball Tonight and SportsCenter.

Tim Kurkjian Scott Van Pelt

Both Tim and Scott hosted A Conversation with Tim Kurkjian & Scott Van Pelt at the University of Maryland Phillip Merrill College of Journalism for a virtual conversation in March 2022.

Tim Kurkjian Hall of Fame

Kurkjian was named the 2022 BBWAA Career Excellence Award winner which is presented annually to a writer.

Tim Kurkjian Salary

Kurkjian is a Major League Baseball analyst and sportscaster on ESPN’s Baseball Tonight and SportsCenter. Additionally a contributor to ESPN The Magazine and ESPN.com. Tim earns a decent annual salary of around $400,000 per year.

Tim Kurkjian’s Net Worth

Kurkjian is an American Major League Baseball analyst and sportscaster on ESPN’s Baseball Tonight and SportsCenter. Additionally a contributor to ESPN The Magazine and ESPN.com. His net worth of around $2 million dollars.

Tim Kurkjian Armenian

His parents settled in Watertown, Massachusetts after the Armenian genocide and he is of white ethnicity.

Tim Kurkjian Dancing

Kurkjian busts a move with TikTok star and singer JoJo Siwa on July 13, 2021 on live television.

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