Karl Ravech
File:Karl Ravech 2011.jpg
Ravech on the set of Baseball Tonight
Born (1965-01-19) January 19, 1965 (age 55)
Needham, Massachusetts
EducationBinghamton University, Master's
Ithaca College, B.S.
Years active1986 – present
Notable credit(s)ESPN
TitleSportsCenter anchor, Baseball Tonight host, golf commentator

Karl Ravech (born January 19, 1965) is an American journalist who currently works as the primary Baseball Tonight host for ESPN.[1]


Education and careerEdit

Ravech was born in Needham, Massachusetts. He attended and graduated from Needham High School. A graduate of Ithaca College in 1987, he previously was affiliated with local stations WHTM in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania and WBNG in Binghamton, New York. He received a Bachelor's Degree in Communications from Ithaca College in 1987.[2] He also received a Master's Degree in Management and Leadership from Binghamton University in 1990.[3]


Ravech has worked for ESPN since 1993. He appears primarily on SportsCenter and Baseball Tonight. He has provided Play-By-Play commentary for the Little League World Series.

He also appears as the Baseball Tonight host in the 2K Sports video game, Major League Baseball 2K5.[4]

File:Karl Ravech with West Point Cadets.jpg

Ravech has also covered golf.


Ravech resides in Avon, Connecticut with his wife and two sons.

He suffered a heart attack in November 1998.[1]

Career timelineEdit


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Karl Ravech". November 17, 2009. Retrieved October 3, 2011.
  2. "ESPN's Karl Ravech '87 To Be Keynote Speaker at Butterfield/MVP Golf Banquet". May 26, 2010. Retrieved October 3, 2011.
  3. "I know you have heard of these guys...". March 14, 2008. Retrieved October 3, 2011.
  4. "ESPN Major League Baseball 2K5". Retrieved October 3, 2011.

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