Michael Kay is an American sports broadcaster who is the television play-by-play broadcaster of the New York Yankees and host of CenterStage on the YES Network.

He also serves as the host of The Michael Kay Show heard on WEPN-FM in New York City (which began being simulcast on the YES Network in February 2014) and simulcast on ESPN Xtra on XM Satellite Radio.

Michael Kay, wife and children
Michael Kay, wife and children

Kay began his professional career as a general assignment writer for the New York Post in 1982, progressing to sports-specific assignments for college basketball, the National Basketball Association, and the New Jersey Nets over time.

In 1987, he was assigned to cover the Yankees as a beat writer. Kay departed the Post for the Daily News in 1989, continuing to focus on the Yankees.

Starting in 1989, Kay also worked as a Yankee reporter for the Madison Square Garden Network.

He worked as a locker room reporter for the New York Knicks for MSG from 1992 until 1999. He previously worked for the network as a contributor on MSG SportsDesk, a news-format sports show.

Michael Kay Children: Meet Caledonia Rose Kay and Charles Applegate Kay

Michael Kay, the sports broadcaster, and his wife, Jodi Applegate have been blessed with two children. They are Caledonia Rose Kay born on January 5, 2013, and Charlie Applegate, who was born on November 12, 2014.


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