John Sterling Children And Family: More On Yankees Broadcaster Legacy

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The New York Yankees broadcaster John Sterling is a father of four children, one daughter, and triplets (two boys & a girl).

John has been serving as the play-by-play announcer for the New York Yankees since 1989.

From 1989, he maintained an impressive streak of consecutively calling 5060 New York Yankees games.

However, this remarkable run was broken in July 2019 as he took a four-game break.

New York Yankees Sportscaster John Sterling
New York Yankees Sportscaster John Sterling (Source: Twitter)

John embarked on his radio career at a small station in New York after completing his studies.

He then served as the play-by-play announcer for the then-Baltimore Bullets in the 1970-71 NBA season.

After that, he called for Morgan State University football from 1971 to 1978.

John Sterling Children & Family

The broadcaster, John, was previously married to Jennifer until their divorce in 2008 after being married for 12 years.

The couple shares four children: a daughter and triplets (two boys & a girl born in 2000).

There is a three-year age gap between the eldest daughter, Abigail, and the triplets, named Veronica, Bradford, and Derek.

John frequently spends time with his children during the off-season, and he mentioned that the holidays with them pass in an instant.

More On Yankees Broadcaster’s Legacy!

The renowned broadcaster, John Sterling, has been with the New York Yankees since 1989, serving as a prominent figure on WFAN radio.

Throughout his career, he has partnered with various announcers like Jay Johnstone, Joe Angel, Michael Kay, and Charley Steiner.

Notably, Sterling took his first break from broadcasting since 1989, from July 4, 2019, to July 7, 2019.

Sterling’s association with the Yankees is not limited to announcing live games over the radio.

He is involved in hosting shows, providing commentaries and ceremonies associated with the Yankees.

Additionally, he hosts the Yankeeography series on the YES Network, which produces biographies of New York Yankees.

Among several nominations, Sterling has received two Emmy Awards for the series.

Furthermore, he hosts the introduction and recaps for Yankees Classics.

In 2022, Sterling announced a reduced schedule, avoiding road games outside the northeastern United States, except for specific stadiums.

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