How Much Does Paul O’Neill Make?
As a color commentator, he is currently compensated well. Paul’s income is $65,645 dollars.
Who is Paul O’Neill?
Paul Andrew O’Neill is a former Major League Baseball right fielder who spent 17 years in the league. He was a member of the Cincinnati Reds and the New York Yankees, baseball teams.
O’Neill hit 281 home runs, drove in 1,269 runs, had 2,107 hits in his career, and had a lifetime batting average of .288.
In three perfect games, O’Neill is the only player who has played for the winning team. In 1988, he was in right field for the Reds when Tom Browning pitched a perfect game.
In 1998, he caught the final out of David Wells’ perfect game (a fly ball), and in 1999, he made a diving catch in right field and doubled to help the Yankees win David Cone’s perfect game.
O’Neill became a broadcaster for the Yankees on the YES Network after retiring from baseball. He is the network’s principal game analyst and color commentator at the moment.
Paul O’Neill Cincinnati Reds Career
On September 3, 1985, O’Neill made his major-league debut and singled in his first at-bat. O’Neill appeared in five games the rest of the 1985 season, hitting four times and driving in one run.
He was in the minors for the most of the 1986 season. In 1986, he only appeared in three games with the Major League team and did not get a hit in the majors.
In 1987, O’Neill spent his time between the minors and the majors. He batted.256 with seven home runs and 28 RBI in 84 games for the Reds that season.
In his first full season with the Reds, O’Neill batted.252 with 16 home runs and 73 RBIs in 145 games.
O’Neill had a similar stat line in 1989, batting .276 with 15 home runs and 74 RBIs. On July 5th, he memorably bobbled a ball and kicked it back into the infield, stopping a runner from scoring.
“Kicks: Left” is listed among his attributes on his Baseball-Reference page, thus the play is mentioned there.
Paul O’Neill Broadcasting Career
O’Neill has been an analyst on the New York Yankees Pre-Game Show and Post-Game Show, as well as a color commentator for the YES Network, since his retirement from baseball in 2001.
O’Neill went back to live with his family in Ohio.
O’Neill, along with longtime Los Angeles Dodgers owner Walter O’Malley, broadcaster Vin Scully, former player Steve Garvey, umpire Jim Joyce, and blind sports reporter Ed Lucas, was inducted into the Irish-American Baseball Hall of Fame(18 W. 33rd St. inside Foley’s NY Pub & Restaurant) in New York City on July 7, 2009.