Gary Cohen Biography
Gary Cohen is an American sportscaster. Cohen is best known for being a radio and television play-by-play announcer for the New York Mets of Major League Baseball.
Gary currently calls Mets broadcasts for SportsNet New York and WPIX and Seton Hall basketball games on WNYM. He is known for his baritone voice and his signature calls, most notably “It’s outta here!” for when a player hits a home run.
Gary Cohen Age and Birthday
Cohen was born on April 29th, 1958 in Queens, New York, United States. He is 63 years old as of 2021. Additionally, Gary celebrates his birthday on April 29th every year.
Gary Cohen Height and Weight
Gary measures an average height. However, his weight as well his height are currently unavailable. This information is however currently under review and will soon be updated.
Gary Cohen Family, Parents and Siblings
Cohen is very secretive about his personal life. He has not disclosed any information pertaining to his parents, siblings nor his other relatives. This information is however currently under review and will be updated as soon as it has been made publicly available.
Gary Cohen Dating, Wife and Children
Cohen is a married man. He is the loving wife of Lynn Cohen, his wife. Additionally, he is a loving father to five wonderful children. The beautiful family resides in Connecticut in the United States.
Gary Cohen Education
Gary graduated with a political science degree in 1981 from Columbia University, where he began his broadcasting career with WKCR Sports. While studying, he announced soccer games with future presidential adviser and Good Morning America host George Stephanopoulos.
Gary Cohen Career
Before Cohen joined the Mets’ broadcast team in 1989, he worked as the voice of the minor league Spartanburg Spinners (1983-1984). He also was the voice of the minor league Durham Bulls (1986) and Pawtucket Red Sox (1987-1988). Gary also called ice hockey and basketball games for Providence College from 1988 to 1989, and football for Brown University in 1987.
Along with his work with the Mets. He has also called postseason MLB games for ESPN Radio and CBS Radio. Additionally, he has called men’s college basketball games for many years, starting with his duties with St. John’s on WFAN, for which he broadcast from 1995 to 2002.
Following WFAN’s loss of the radio rights to St. John’s games, Cohen began broadcasting Seton Hall games, which he continues to do to this day. Gary also served as a backup announcer on New York Rangers radio broadcasts, called Olympic hockey at the 1992, 1994, and 1998 Winter Olympics as well as NCAA tournament games for Westwood One on multiple occasions.
He has called many notable moments in Mets history, such as Todd Pratt’s walk-off home run in Game 4 of the 1999 NLDS that won the Mets the series, Robin Ventura’s “grand slam single” in Game 5 of the 1999 NLCS. He also called Benny Agbayani’s walk-off home run in Game 3 of the 2000 NLDS, the Mets winning the 2000 NLCS to advance to the World Series, Endy Chavez’s home run robbing catch in Game 7 of the 2006 NLCS.
On June 1st, 2012, he called John Santana’s no-hitter. Additionally, he called Todd Frazier’s ninth-inning three-run homer to tie the game in a successful ninth-inning rally against the Washington Nationals on August 9, 2019.
Gary Cohen Net Worth and Salary
Over the year, Gary has made a great fortune from his care. Nonetheless, his annual earnings as well his estimated net worth are currently under review and will soon be updated.