- Richest Athletes › Baseball Players
- Net Worth:
- $10 Million
- Date of Birth:
- Oct 16, 1941 - Feb 16, 2023 (81 years old)
- Place of Birth:
- Baseball player, Announcer, Sports commentator, Voice Actor
- United States of America
What was Tim McCarver's Net Worth and Salary?
Tim McCarver was an American Major League Baseball catcher and sportscaster who had a net worth of $10 million at the time of his death in February 2022. Tim McCarver played professional baseball for 21 years then transitioned into one of the game's most admired broadcasters. During his playing career Tim played for several teams in the MLB including the St. Louis Cardinals, Philadelphia Phillies, Montreal Expos and the Boston Red Sox. As a broadcaster for Fox Sports he called dozens of World Series and All-Star games. He's won three Emmys for his broadcasting work.
Tim McCarver was born in Memphis, Tennessee on October 16, 1941. He graduated from Christian Brothers High School in Memphis. He made his Major League debut on September 10, 1959 for the St. Louis Cardinals. He continued to play for the Cardinals until 1970 at which point he was traded to the Philadelphia Phillies. He then played for the Montreal Expos for the 1972 season, returning to the Reds from 1973 to 1974, then the Red Sox from 1974 to 1975, finishing with the Philadelphia Phillies from 1975 to 1980. McCarver initially retired in 1979 after the end of the baseball season however he changed his mind and returned in September 1979. This decision made him one of only around 30 players in baseball history to appear in Major League games during four different decades (1950s, 1960s, 1970s and 1980s).
Tim was probably best-known for being a sportscaster for Fox Sports. He started at WPHL-TV (Channel 17) in Philadelphia and eventually carved out an extremely successful broadcast career, winning three Emmy Awards.
On October 9, 2009 he released an album titled "Tim McCarver Sings Songs from the Great American Songbook", a cover album of jazz standards. The Irish American Baseball Hall of Fame inducted McCarver as a sportscaster in 2010.