Dick Stockton Biography
Dick Stockton is an American retired journalist and sportscaster. He was the sportscaster of Fox Sports on NFL broadcasts before retiring in March 2021. He has called several games for the station including the Major League Baseball and NFL games. Throughout his long career, he has worked for several major networks including CBS Sports and Turner Sports.
Dick Stockton Age
Stockton was born on November 22, 1942, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is 78 years old as of 2020.
Dick Stockton Height
Stockton stands at a height of 5 feet 4 inches. He weighs 5okgs. Stockton has brown hair paired well with blue eyes. There is no further information about his body measurements.
Dick Stockton Family
Stockton was born Richard Edward Stokvis in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His parents are Joseph Stokvis and Beatrice Stokvis. He has an older sister named Irene Stokvis.
Dick Stockton Education
Stockton attended Forest Hills School in Queens, New York where he finished his high school education. After graduating from high school, he enrolled at Syracuse University where he graduated with a degree in political science.
Dick Stockton Career
Stockton started his career while still in college working for radio and television stations in Philadelphia. He served as the sports director at KDKA-TV in Pittsburgh. He later moved to EBZ-TV and radio. After a few years, he became the lead announcer for Boston Red Sox games on WSBK-TV. Stockton joined Turner Sports in 1995. He called NBA telecasts and Major League Baseball games.
In the late 1960s, Stockton joined CBS Sports. He covered a wide range of sports for the network including the NFL, The NBA, Major League Baseball, and NCAA Basketball. In addition, he hosted the upset of Villanova over Georgetown in 1985. In 1972, he filled in for Jim Gordon at the Buffalo-Boston NHL game on CBS.
At CBS he called nine NBA finals. He also partnered with various former players and coaches to call for the NBA Finals. Stockton was always the No. 2 play-by-play sportscaster behind Jack Buck. He also called the American League Championship Series alongside Sean McDonough. He was also the host of the Pan American Games in San Juan.
He joined Fox Sports in 1994 where he continued to broadcast on NFL. While at Fox Sports, he called Major League Baseball from 1997 to 2013. From 1994 to 2006, he was Fox’s second-team announcer for the NFL games. For Major League Baseball, he has worked alongside Eric Karros, Joe Girardi, and Mark Grace. `
Dick Stockton Wife
Stockton has been married to his wife Jamie Drinkwater since July 31, 2014. Their wedding place in Jamie’s family’s home in New York on the St. Lawrence River. Stockton was previously married to sportscaster Lesley Visser. They got divorced in 2010.
Dick Stockton Salary
Stockton had one of the longest careers working for major sports networks. It was obvious that he earned a decent annual salary. However, his salary details are still under review and will be updated soon as they are available.
Dick Stockton Net Worth
Stockton has been one of the top-rated sportscasters with the longest career. His main source of income came from his career as a sportscaster. However, details about his net worth are still under review. These details will be updated as soon as they are available.