Tim Kurkjian Speaker Profile
Tim Kurkjian Biography
Major League Baseball analyst on ESPN's Baseball Tonight and SportsCenter, Tim Kurkjian was born December 10, 1956 in Bethesda, Maryland. He is also a contributor to ESPN The Magazine and ESPN.com. He guests on Mike & Mike in the Morning on Thursdays at 7:44 AM, discussing the latest in happenings in Major League Baseball. He is of Armenian descent.
Kurkjian is well known for his Baseball Tonight segments and SportsCenter reports that include an in-depth analysis of statistics, trade situations, and unusual Did-You-Know? facts. In his article Gaining an Appreciation for the Sacrifice Fly (July 14, 2007, ESPN the Magazine), he confessed, I've always been fascinated by sacrifice flies.
Kurkjian has an extensive background in covering baseball. His journalism career began with the Washington Star in 1978 following his graduation from the University of Maryland; he then worked briefly for the Baltimore News American in 1981. He began covering baseball as the Texas Rangers beat writer for the Dallas Morning News where he worked from 1981 to 1985. Kurkjian then covered the Baltimore Orioles for the Baltimore Sun beginning in 1986. He was a senior writer for Sports Illustrated from 19891997 as well as a reporter for CNN/SI from 19961997.
He authored his first book, America's Game, in 2000 and released his second book, Is This a Great Game, or What?: From A-Rod's Heart to Zim's Head--My 25 Years in Baseball in May 2007. He was the 1999 and 2007 Commencement speaker at his alma mater, Walter Johnson High School, the 2008 speaker at Seneca Valley High School, and also delivered the winter commencement speech at the University of Maryland on December 19, 2007.
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