Greg Amsinger

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Greg Amsinger (born May 24, 1979 in St. Louis, Missouri) is an American sportscaster and currently a studio host for MLB Network.

Personal life[edit]

Amsinger is from a family of seven and has five brothers and a sister. He has two children with his wife. He currently[when?] lives in the metropolitan area of New York City.

Career[edit]

Before arriving at MLB Network in 2009, Amsinger had worked at CBS College Sports/CSTV and at WTHI-TV in Terre Haute, Indiana. A 2001 graduate of Lindenwood University (St. Charles, Missouri), Amsinger worked at numerous part-time radio jobs while in school including two years as producer of the St. Louis Cardinals Baseball Radio Network at KMOX.[1] Other side jobs included play-by-play broadcaster at KSLQ radio and the inaugural voice of the now defunct River City Renegades indoor professional football organization.[2]

CBS College Sports/CSTV[edit]

Before signing with MLB, Amsinger was the first and primary studio host for CBS College Sports Network (formerly CSTV). He hosted numerous shows including Crystal Ball, Inside College Football, The #1 College Sports Show, Generation Next and NCAA March Madness Highlights (the official highlight show of the NCAA men's basketball tournament).[1] He has done play-by-play for women's college basketball and paintball.

In 2006, he hosted the SEC Preview Show with Gary Danielson and Brian Jones.[3] In 2007, Amsinger co-hosted the World Series of Video Games with the former MTV host Susie Castillo.[4] In 2008, Amsinger also hosted the Tour de France for CBS.[1]

MLB Network[edit]

Amsinger is currently a studio host at MLB Network, regularly appearing on MLB Tonight as a host and in special event coverage including MLB's All-Star Game and post-season games. Amsinger also hosted MLB Productions' weekly show during the 2012 MLB regular season, Player Poll.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "On-Air Personalities: Greg Amsinger". MLB Network. Retrieved August 9, 2009. 
  2. ^ "Greg Amsinger". WTHI.com archived through ZoomInfo. Retrieved August 9, 2009. 
  3. ^ "CBS Sports, CSTV huddle up with '06 SEC preview show". CBS Sports. Retrieved August 9, 2009. 
  4. ^ "CBS Signs World Series of Video Games for Second Year". GameDaily. May 30, 2007. Retrieved August 9, 2009.