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Tom McCarthy
Background information
Date of birth: July 5, 1968 (1968-07-05) (age 41)
Team(s): Philadelphia Phillies
Official site(s): Phillies Broadcasters
Genre(s): Play-by-play
Sports: Baseball

Tom McCarthy (born July 5, 1968 in Jersey City, New Jersey) is an American sports broadcaster. He is the play-by-play announcer for Philadelphia Phillies television broadcasts. He also is the play-by-play voice of Saint Joseph's University men's and women's basketball teams.

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Broadcast career

McCarthy spent five seasons with the Philadelphia Phillies (2001-2005) as a radio play-by-play voice, and their pre-game and post-game radio host. He has also been a play-by-play voice for Rutgers University football and for national football and basketball telecasts on the CBS College Sports Network (formerly known as CSTV), Westwood One, and the Atlantic 10 TV network.

After two seasons as a play-by-play announcer for the National League rival New York Mets on WFAN, McCarthy signed a five-year deal to return to Philadelphia. Following the death of Harry Kalas, McCarthy took over television play-by-play on a full-time basis.[1]

McCarthy spent nearly a decade broadcasting Princeton University football and men's basketball. He was the play-by-play voice for the Tigers during their 43-41 upset win over defending NCAA champion UCLA in the 1996 NCAA tournament and during their 27-2 run through the 1997-98 season. In 2009, McCarthy did play by play of the 2009 Caribbean Series for the MLB Network from their studios in Secaucus, New Jersey with Boston Red Sox Spanish language radio announcer Uri Berenguer on the color commentary.

Personal life

McCarthy graduated from Brick Memorial High School in 1986, and is a 1990 graduate of The College of New Jersey (then Trenton State College). he currently resides with his family in Allentown, NJ.[2]

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References

  1. ^ Philadelphia Phillies (2007-11-27). "Tom McCarthy rejoins Phillies broadcast team". Press release. http://mlb.mlb.com/news/press_releases/press_release.jsp?ymd=20071127&content_id=2312400&vkey=pr_phi&fext=.jsp&c_id=phi&partnered=rss_phi. Retrieved 2007-11-28. 
  2. ^ Tom McCarthy, WFAN. Accessed August 26, 2007. "A 1986 graduate of Brick Memorial High School and a 1990 graduate of TCNJ, Tom and his wife Meg have four children: Patrick (Annoying) (10), Tommy (8), Maggie (5) and Kerri (3), and live in Allentown, NJ."
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