- Michael Kay
- Paul O’Neill
- Ken Singleton
- Jim Kaat
- Al Leiter
Find out who will be announcing the New York Yankees game tonight on the YES network.
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Michael Kay is the play-by-play voice of the New York Yankees. He’s been with the team since 1989, and today, he’s announcing the game against the Boston Red Sox. Kay is known for his signature phrase, “See ya later, alligator.”
Announcer for the New York Yankees
Michael Kay is the announcer for the New York Yankees on the YES Network. He has been with the Yankees since 1989, and has been the play-by-play voice of the team since 1997. Kay is also a host of CenterStage on YES, and has appeared as a guest on numerous national talk shows.
Longest tenured play-by-play broadcaster in Yankees history
Michael Kay is the current television play-by-play announcer for the New York Yankees. He is also a radio talk show host on ESPN Radio New York. Kay has been the voice of the Yankees since 1989, and is currently in his 31st season with the team. He is the longest tenured play-by-play broadcaster in Yankees history, and has called five World Series championships (1996, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2009).
Yes, the former Yankees All-Star right fielder is in the booth again tonight with play-by-play man Michael Kay and analyst Ken Singleton. It’s save to say that O’Neill, who is known for his intensity on the field, brings that same trait to the broadcast booth.
Retired professional baseball right fielder
Paul O’Neill played professional baseball for 17 seasons, including his final 12 with the New York Yankees (1993-2001), where he helped the team win five World Series titles. He was a five-time All-Star and won four Silver Slugger Awards. In 2001, he was also named the American League Championship Series Most Valuable Player.
After his retirement from playing, O’Neill became a television broadcaster for the Yankees on the YES Network.
Spent his entire 17-year career with the Yankees
Paul O’Neill is a former professional baseball right fielder who spent his entire 17-year career with the New York Yankees. A five-time World Series champion and nine-time All-Star, O’Neill is considered one of the best right fielders in Yankees history. He currently serves as an analyst for the Yankees Entertainment and Sports Network (YES).
Ken Singleton, a former professional baseball player, is currently working as a broadcaster for the Yankees Entertainment and Sports Network (YES). He has served as the primary television analyst for Yankees games since 1997.
Retired professional baseball player
Ken Singleton is a retired professional baseball player. He played as an outfielder and designated hitter in Major League Baseball. He was drafted by the Baltimore Orioles in the 1st round of the 1968 Major League Baseball Draft. Singleton played for the Orioles (1970-1974), Montreal Expos (1975-1979), and New York Yankees (1980-1984). He batted .300 or more seven times in his career, with a career best batting average of .328 in 1980. He also hit 20 or more home runs nine times, with a career high of 33 home runs in 1982.
Spent most of his career as a right fielder and designated hitter
Ken Singleton was born in New York City on April 10, 1947. He played baseball and basketball at Union High School in Montgomery, New York. After high school, he attended Maryland Eastern Shore University on a basketball scholarship. He played for two years before transferring to the University of Syracuse, where he played baseball.
Singleton was drafted by the Baltimore Orioles in the 14th round of the 1968 Major League Baseball draft. He made his major league debut with the Orioles on September 16, 1970. Singleton spent most of his career as a right fielder and designated hitter. He hit 20 or more home runs eight times and 30 or more home runs four times. His best season was 1977, when he hit .328 with 32 home runs and 109 RBIs. He was traded to the Montreal Expos after the 1974 season and then to the New York Yankees after the 1976 season.
Singleton announced his retirement from playing baseball on September 29, 1984. After retiring as a player, Singleton became a television broadcaster for MSG Network and WPIX-TV. He has been the play-by-play announcer for Yankees games on YES Network since 2002.
Former New York Yankees pitcher and current YES Network analyst Jim Kaat will handle the play-by-play duties for the Yankees-Red Sox game tonight, subbing in for the vacationing Michael Kay. Kaat, who was part of the Yankees’ broadcast team from 1999-2001, has been providing analysis for Yankees games on YES since 2002.
Retired professional baseball pitcher
Jim Kaat, born James Lee Kaat on November 7, 1938 in Zeeland, Michigan, is a retired professional baseball pitcher who played in Major League Baseball for 25 years. He was originally signed by the Washington Senators in 1957 and pitched all or part of 19 seasons with them. He was traded to the Minnesota Twins in 1973 and play there for parts of 4 seasons before being dealt to the Philadelphia Phillies, with whom he played his final 3 years.
After his playing career ended, Kaat became a television color commentator and studio analyst for MLB broadcasts. He was first hired by ABC in 1982 to do occasional play-by-play and color commentary on their Saturday afternoon Game of the Week broadcasts. In 1997, he joined the Yankees’ broadcast team on WPIX as a game analyst, working alongside play-by-play announcers Mel Allen and then Michael Kay.
Spent the majority of his career with the Minnesota Twins
Jim Kaat, who spent the majority of his 25-year career with the Minnesota Twins, will be announcing the Yankees game tonight on the YES Network.
Kaat, 77, played for the Twins from 1959 to 1973 and was a 16-time All-Star. He also played for the Philadelphia Phillies, Chicago White Sox and St. Louis Cardinals before retiring in 1983.
Since then, he has worked as a television analyst for ESPN, NBC and the YES Network.
Al Leiter will be announcing the Yankees game tonight on YES. Leiter is a former MLB player who pitched for the Yankees from 1987-1989. He also pitched for the Toronto Blue Jays, Florida Marlins, and New York Mets. Leiter is currently a studio analyst for MLB Network.
Retired professional baseball pitcher
Al Leiter is a retired professional baseball pitcher who currently serves as an analyst for MLB Network and YES Network. He spent the majority of his career with the New York Yankees, where he won a World Series in 1998, and also pitched for the Toronto Blue Jays, Florida Marlins, and New York Mets.
Spent his final season with the Yankees
Al Leiter announced his retirement from baseball on Thursday, ending a 21-year career that included two World Series titles with the Yankees.
The biggest highlight of Leiter’s career came in 2000, when he became the first pitcher in major league history to throw a no-hitter and hit a home run in the same game. That season, he also helped the Yankees win their third consecutive World Series title.
Leiter spent his final season with the Yankees in 2007, going 5-8 with a 5.47 ERA. He finishes his career with a 170-132 record and 3.80 ERA.