(former baseball player, sports analyst, manager)
Quick Facts of Ray Knight
|Age:||68 years 11 months|
|Birth Date:||December 28, 1952|
|Full Name:||Ray Knight|
|Birth Place:||Albany, Georgia, the USA|
|Net Worth:||$10 million|
|Height / How tall :||6 feet 2 inches (1.88m)|
|Profession:||former baseball player, sports analyst, manager|
|Education:||Dougherty High School|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Scorpio, Virgo, Taurus|
|Last Update:||October, 2021|
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Relationship Facts of Ray Knight
- Ray Knight is not having an affair with anyone presently.
- His sexual orientation is straight.
More about the relationship
Talking about his relationship details, Ray Knight is presently single. He was previously married to Nancy Lopez. Lopez is a retired American professional golf player. They met by chance in Korakuen Stadium in Tokyo in 1978.
The former couple tied the knot on 25 October 1982 in Pelham, Georgia. Their wedding ceremony was at the home of his partner in a Pelham sporting goods store. Moreover, they had three daughters named Ashely Marie, Erin Shea, and Torri Heather Knight.
Sadly, the couple separated in 2009. Knight has a son named Brooks Knight from his first marriage.
- His birth sign is Capricorn.
- His birth name is Charles Ray Knight.
- Knight is a member of the Golden Gloves boxing association.
- The former baseball player is good friends with former Reds’ teammate Harry Spilman.
- Knight made his major league debut on 10 September 1974.
- Ray was inducted into the Albany Georgia Sports Hall of Fame in 1987.
- He finished 5th in voting for 1979 National League MVP for having a .318 Batting Average, 37 Doubles, and 8 Sacrifice Flies.
- In 2013, Phoebe Putney Hospital in Albany, Georgia unveiled a street on the property named Ray Knight Way.
Who is Ray Knight?
Ray Knight is a well-recognized American former Major League Baseball infielder. Knight is widely famed for his time with the Cincinnati Reds and New York Mets.
Moreover, he was most recently a studio analyst and occasional game analyst for the Mid-Atlantic Sports Network’s coverage of the Washington Nationals from 2007 to 2018.
Ray Knight- Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity, Education
Ray Knight was born on 28 December 1952. At present, his age is 68 years old. Likewise, his birthplace is Albany, Georgia, the USA.
Not is much known about his father and mother’s details, Ray has not mentioned his family details. Moreover, he has been secretive towards his sibling’s information till now.
Talking about his nationality, Knight holds an American identity whereas his ethnicity is Caucasian.
Regarding education, the former baseball star attended Dougherty High School and Albany Junior School.
Ray Knight- Professional Life, Careers
Ray made his major league debut with Cincinnati as a September call-up in 1974. The star player spent all of 1975 and 1976 with the triple-A Indianapolis Indians. During the season, the Reds won two World Series titles. Knight was a .232 hitter with two home runs and 19 runs batted in when he presumed the role of starting the third baseman for the “Big Red Machine”.
Moreover, Knight broke out of an 0-for-15 slump by homering twice in the fifth inning of a 15-4 win over the Mets on 13 May 1980. He made his first All-star appearance in 1980 hitting a single off Tommy John in his first at-bat. In 1981, the star player batted .259 with six home runs and 34 RBIs. on 19 December 1981, Ray was transferred to the Houston Astros for Cesar Cedeno.
Knight then became the first player to join a new team the season after winning the World Series MVP award, signing with the Baltimore Orioles. The Orioles finished sixth in the American League East in 1987, narrowly avoiding one hundred losses(95). Upon retiring from baseball, Knight became an ESPN broadcaster.
Additionally, Ray accepted his first coaching job with the Reds in 1993. Early in the 1995 season, Reds owner Marge Schott mentioned that knight would be their manager in 1996. He managed the Reds from 1996 to 1997 and worked as acting manager for a single game in 2003.
Ray Knight- Net worth, Salary
A famed former baseball player and sports analyst, Knight has earned a handsome amount of money from his profession. He lives a lavish lifestyle along with his family.
It is reported that Ray Knight has an estimated net worth of $10 million.
However, the sports manager has not disclosed his exact salary, earnings, and assets details till now.
Ray Knight- Rumors, Controversy
On 23 October 2017, Knight was arrested after an altercation at his condo in the Alexandria, Virginia, area with an unidentified 33-year-old man. The two were taken to the hospital and Knight was charged with assault and battery.
Other than that, Ray has never been part of any controversial matter or rumors till now.
It seems that Knight prefers enjoying his personal life and does not want to merge it with his professional life.
Body features- Height, Weight
68 years old star, Ray has handsome looks and an admirable personality. He stands at a height of 6feet 2inches. Also, he has a balanced body weight of 75kg.
Furthermore, Knight has blue eyes whereas his hair is white.
Nevertheless, the former baseball player has never mentioned other physical details in the public yet.
Regarding his social media presence, Ray Knight is an active personality on social media. Ray has more than 10k followers on his official Twitter account @Rayknight25.
Other than that, Knight has no official Instagram and Facebook accounts at the moment.