Where did Michael Kay Live in the Bronx?

Michael Kay was a resident of Locust Point in the Bronx.


Michael Kay’s Career

Kay, who is now in his 16th season as the YES Network’s play-by-play announcer, also hosts YES’ CenterStage series, has his own radio talk show on ESPN Radio in New York and is a frequent contributor to ESPN’s Emmy Award-winning Sports Reporters.

He conducted play-by-play duties for the ESPN Radio Network’s coverage of the AL Division Series in 2008, 2011 and 2016.

Kay was voted the second-most influential local sports talk show personality in America by Radio Ink magazine in 2012. She is a 31-time Emmy Award candidate and an eight-time Emmy winner.

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Kay worked as a Yankees reporter for the MSG Network from 1989 to 2001 before joining the YES Network.

He added the post of Knicks locker room reporter to his responsibilities in 1992, and he stayed in that position until the 1998-99 season.

Kay worked as a Yankees analyst on WABC Radio from 1992 through 2002, in addition to his television job.

At the 2000 New York Metro Achievement in Radio Awards, Kay shared the award for “Best Sports Reporter” with Bob Goldscholl (WBBR).

Kay and John Sterling were asked by New York City’s Mayor to organize the post-parade victory celebration at City Hall after the Yankees’ World Series victories in 1996, 1998, 2000, and 2009.

Kay also co-hosted Sports Talk with John Sterling and Michael Kay, an MSG-produced nightly sports radio call-in show that aired on WABC Radio during the winter months, in 1998.

Kay and Sterling hosted Yankee Talk during the baseball season, which aired 90 minutes before all weekend Yankees games.

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With a style that combines strong reporting skills with quality writing, the Bronx, N.Y. native became one of the hottest sports reporters in New York City shortly after graduating from Fordham University with a B.A. in Communications in 1982.

He polished his skills while at Fordham, working for the school newspaper and radio station, Sports Phone, and the New York Pro Summer Basketball League’s public address announcer.

Kay got a job at the New York Post as a general assignment writer in 1982.

He began covering collegiate basketball two years later (1984-85), followed by the New Jersey Nets for two seasons before becoming the newspaper’s general basketball reporter.

In 1987, he shifted to baseball as the Yankee’s beat correspondent for his newspaper.

He obtained his first broadcast job with MSG Network as host of the “Hot Stove League” section of MSG’s Sports Night when he was in that role.

Michael Kay left the Post in 1989 to join the New York Daily News, where he covered the Yankees until 1992, when he switched to radio.

Michale Kay lives in Manhattan, New York, and had an honorary street sign constructed in his honor on the Grand Concourse in the Bronx in 2005.

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In honor of his mother, Rose, who died of Alzheimer’s disease in 2006, he volunteers with the Alzheimer’s Association.

Kay has also joined Joe Girardi at the Grand Central Oyster Bar for the “Remember When, Remember Now” event, which benefits Girardi’s Catch 25 Foundation and Alzheimer’s research.

He acted as master of ceremonies for the 2013 Thurman Munson Awards fundraiser event in New York, as well as co-hosting the 2013 B.A.T. fundraising dinner in New York.

Kay was elected to the New York State Baseball Hall of Fame in 2016.

He and his wife, Jodi, married in February 2011 and have a daughter, Caledonia Rose, and a boy, Charles Applegate, who was born in January 2013 and November 2014, respectively.


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