Ravech on the set of Baseball Tonight
January 19, 1965 |
|Education||Binghamton University, Master's
Ithaca College, B.S.
|Years active||1986 – present|
|Title||SportsCenter anchor, Baseball Tonight host, golf commentator|
|Children||Sam and Max Ravech|
Education and career
Ravech was born in Needham, Massachusetts. He attended and graduated from Needham High School. A graduate of Ithaca College in 1987, he previously was affiliated with local stations WHTM in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania and WBNG in Binghamton, New York. He received a Bachelor's Degree in Communications from Ithaca College in 1987. He also received a Master's Degree in Management and Leadership from Binghamton University in 1990.
Ravech has worked for ESPN since 1993. He appears primarily on SportsCenter and Baseball Tonight. He has provided Play-By-Play commentary for the Little League World Series and Major League Baseball as of 2013.
Ravech has also covered golf.
Ravech resides in Avon, Connecticut with his wife and two sons Sam and Max Ravech. Sam is a junior in college at Pepperdine University and is a play-by-play announcer for Pepperdine Athletics. He suffered a heart attack in November 1998.
- 1995–present: Baseball Tonight primary host
- 1993–2008: SportsCenter anchor
- 2000–2006: ESPN golf host
- College Hoops 2Night host
- College Basketball on ABC studio host
- 2013–present: ESPN Major League Baseball play-by-play
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