Dennis Eckersley Wife Jennifer Eckersley and Family Support The Former Picther's NESN Retirement Announcement

ennifer & Dennis Eckersley at the Sam Sylvia Golf Tournament fundraising dinner
ennifer & Dennis Eckersley at the Sam Sylvia Golf Tournament fundraising dinner( Source : pinterest )

Dennis Eckersley got married to his wife, Jennifer Eckersley, in 2005.

Dennis Eckersley, whose full name is Dennis Lee Eckersley, was born on October 3, 1954.

He is a retired American professional baseball pitcher who was the primary sports commentator for NESN. Between 1975 and 1998, he pitched for the Cleveland Indians, Boston Red Sox, Chicago Cubs, Oakland A's, and St. Louis Cardinals in Major League Baseball (MLB).

Despite having success as a starter, Eckersley is best known for his work as a closer. He is only the second pitcher in MLB history to have both a 20-win season and a 50-save season in the same season.

Who Is Dennis Eckersley Wife Jennifer Eckersley?

Jennifer Eckersley is the third wife of Dennis Lee Eckersley, a retired baseball pitcher and color analyst. While the precise date of their wedding is unknown, the couple married around 2005, after the professional baseball pitcher divorced his second wife, Nancy O'Brien, in 2004.

Jennifer Eckersley worked as a  communications executive, and currently, she is the senior strategic advisor for the Public Health Agency of Canada. Talking about her education, she graduated in biochemistry and genetics. 

Currently, we are unable to find out the exact age of Dennis Lee Eckersley's wife however, she may between 50 to 60 years old.

Speaking of Denise Manning (née Jacinto), who Dennis Eckersley married on April 3, 1973, she left him for Rick Manning, who was not only his former teammate but also his close friend. In the end, they got divorced in 1978.


Following his divorce from his ex-wife in December 1998, he wed his second wife, model, and actress Nancy O'Brien, in 1980. However, their marriage was similarly dissolved in 2004.

On June 18, 1971, Jennifer Eckersley, originally Jennifer L. Szoke, became his third wife. Prior to overseeing her husband's charity and business, she worked as a lobbyist. Despite being married in 2005, Dennis and Jennifer don't have any kids.

Dennis Eckersley NESN Retirement Announcement

Dennis Eckersley left the NESN booth at the end of the 2022 season. His farewell appearance was on Oct. 5, the final day of the playoffs.

He left NESN after twenty years to spend as much time as possible with his twin grandchildren, who will turn 4 in October. The former baseball player and his wife, Jennifer, are relocating to California in October 2022. Fans of the Red Sox are fortunate to have known Dennis Eckersley for a very long time.


He retired with this announcement, " After 50 years in Major League Baseball, I am looking forward to the next chapter in my life. While adjusting to life after baseball with my wife Jennifer, children, and grandkids, I will remain an advocate for the team and a prominent member of Red Sox Nation. I'll be eternally grateful to NESN, the Red Sox, my family, and the supporters for their support throughout my career and through this choice. I look forward to continuing to be involved with the organization in many positions for many years to come."

The 24-year playing career that ended with Cooperstown induction was first, of course, through two spells as a pitcher (1978–84, then a career-ending Boston epilogue in 1998)

Then, starting in 2003, as an analyst on NESN's Red Sox broadcasts, expressing sharp ideas with his own distinct vernacular. 


Dennis Eckersley Net Worth In 2022

Dennis Eckersley is expected to have a net worth of about $7 million as of 2022, according to celebrity net worth. 

The retired pitcher made a total salary of $27.6 million till his retirement. He also made millions more through endorsements. He made $3.8 million each season at the pinnacle of his career in 1993 and 1994.

Juan Marichal and Willie Mays of the Giants were two of his childhood idols, and he eventually acquired Marichal's high-leg kick pitching motion.


Until his senior year, he played quarterback for Washington High School in Fremont, California, but he gave up football to avoid hurting his throwing arm.

He won 29 games while pitching for Washington, reaching speeds of 90 and 140 km/h with his fastball and screwball.

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