Jerry Remy was an American Major League Baseball broadcaster know all about him in this article as like Jerry Remy Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Children and Cause of Death
Gerald Peter Remy commonly known as Jerry Remy, was an American Major League Baseball broadcaster and former Major League Baseball second baseman. He grew up in Somerset, Massachusetts.
After retiring from baseball he became a regular media personality, serving as a color commentator for NESN’s Red Sox broadcasts since 1988, only taking occasional time off for health issues. He also owned a number of restaurants and written a number of books on baseball.
Jerry Remy Family, Parents
Remy was born in Fall River, Massachusetts, on November 8, 1952, and grew up in nearby Somerset. He attended Somerset High School and Roger Williams University in Bristol, Rhode Island. He was of French Canadian descent.
Jerry Remy Wife
Remy and his wife Phoebe had three children, Jared, Jordan, and Jenna. Jordan was selected by the Red Sox in the 49th Round of the 1999 MLB draft. In 2010, he was charged with indecent assault and battery. Jenna was arrested on July 25, 2013, for disorderly conduct, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, resisting arrest, wanton malicious defacement, and misdemeanor breaking and entering after she broke into her ex-boyfriend’s home.
Jerry Remy Net Worth
Gerald Peter Remy commonly known as Jerry Remy, was an American Major League Baseball broadcaster has an estimated Net Worth around $12 Million in 2022.
Remy was selected by the Washington Senators in the 19th round of the 1970 MLB draft, but he did not sign. He was then selected in the 8th round of the January supplemental phase of the 1971 MLB draft (129th overall) by the California Angels, and signed with the team.
Remy played four seasons in the Angels’ farm system: 1971 with the rookie league Magic Valley Cowboys, 1972 with the Class A Stockton Ports, 1973 with the Class A Quad City Angels (.335, 4 home runs and 36 RBI in 117 games) and 1974 with Double-A El Paso Diablos and the Triple-A Salt Lake City Angels, where he hit a combined .323 with 4 home runs and 67 RBI. Overall, Remy appeared in 421 games in Minor League Baseball, batting .275 with 12 home runs and 152 RBIs.
Remy was the Red Sox’ starting second baseman in 1978 and was selected for the MLB All-Star Game, although he did not play in the game.Overall, with the 1978 Red Sox, he batted .278 with 44 RBIs and 30 stolen bases in 148 games. He also had two home runs, the last ones of his career. In the 1978 American League East tie-breaker game against the New York Yankees, Remy was on base in the ninth inning when Carl Yastrzemski made the final out;it was the closest Remy came to the postseason in his MLB career.
During his ten-year MLB career, Remy batted .275 with seven home runs, 329 RBIs, and 208 stolen bases in 1154 games. Defensively, he had a .981 fielding percentage. Bill James, in his Historical Abstract, rated Remy as the 100th greatest second baseman of all time as of 2001.
After 1988, Remy found success in broadcasting, working for the New England Sports Network (NESN), as the regular color commentator for NESN’s Red Sox broadcasts. From 2001 through the end of the 2015 season, he teamed with play-by-play announcer Don Orsillo; since the 2016 season, Remy worked with Dave O’Brien.
Remy and Orsillo won four New England Emmy awards,and Remy was voted Massachusetts’ favorite sports announcer in 2004 by Sports Illustrated.NESN and the Red Sox celebrated Jerry Remy Day at Fenway Park on June 24, 2008, in honor of Remy’s 20 years of service for the network.He also runs a web site, The Remy Report.
Cause of Death
On June 11, 2021, Remy left Fenway Park during the third inning of a game he was commentating on, due to shortness of breath, and was admitted to MGH. He was released from the hospital five days later, and returned to broadcasting on June 20.On August 4, Remy announced that he would be stepping away from NESN for lung cancer treatment.On October 5, he appeared at Fenway Park to throw out the ceremonial first pitch before the AL Wild Card Game.Remy died on October 30, 2021, from lung cancer.