Suzyn Waldman is an American sportscaster who started her career as an actress plus singer. She made a name for herself portraying the role of Dulcinea in the popular Broadway show titled Man of La Mancha.
She got the limelight in the broadcasting field after joining the WCBS radio, alongside John Sterling, in 2005. In it, she served as a color commentator for Yankees radio broadcasts. Later, she became the third woman in the history of baseball who worked as a color commentator.
Since then, she has continued to showcase the same enthusiasm and broadcasting skills that she had in the past.
Bio: Age Plus Birthday
The American sportscaster, Suzyn Waldman was born on the 8th of September 1946 in Newton, Massachusetts, a suburb of Boston. She was raised by her father, Phillip, who used to run a credit business, and her mother, Jeanne, a former teacher.
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Likewise, she also has a sibling named Richard who is a middle-school principal.
She got enrolled at Simmons College and later graduated with a degree in Economics.
Suzyn Waldman’s Marital Life, Husband
Suzyn Waldman was a married woman back in the late 1970s. She shared the wedding vows with the son of the Temple Israel members in 1978.
However, their bond didn’t last long and they separated after 11 years of wedding. Their divorce was finalized in 1990.
Her Career In Broadcasting
During her childhood, Suzyn Waldman used to be a huge fan of the American professional baseball team named Boston Red Sox. She even was a regular-season ticket holder.
After she became an actress and got some spotlight, she used it to make a career in the field of broadcasting.
Her passion was fulfilled in 1987 after she was appointed in the newly-established radio station, WFAN. In WFAN, she used to report on a radio show, co-host the daily mid-day sports talk show, and covered about the New York Yankees and the New York Knicks’ baseball games.
Suzyn Waldman as a beat reporter for WFAN in 1987 (Photo: smrosenbergblog.com)
Afterward, she joined WCBS radio and developed a friendly co-host bond with another American sportscaster, John Sterling. Since 2005, they have been working with each other together and in the 2015’s season of Major League Baseball (MLB), they marked 11 years of working bond.
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Further, as of 2nd January 2020, it’s confirmed that the broadcasting duo of John Sterling and Suzyn Waldman will be back at the Yankees Radio Booth for 2020’s Major League Baseball.
Some Quick Facts About Suzyn Waldman
She was the first person to work on WFAN’s radio show.
In 1996, she was diagnosed with breast cancer and she used to cover her bald hair with a wig. Fortunately, she was cured.
As she was diagnosed with breast cancer, her doctor suggested her to quit her job. However, she fired the doctor and got herself a new one.
Her other famous musicals include Nine and No, No, Nanette.
She played a vital part in launching the Courage Awards in 2000.
As per sny.tv, on 22nd October 2019, it was reported that she endured abuse and harassment from the MLB players.