Greg Amsinger

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Greg Amsinger (b. May 24, 1979, St. Louis, MO) is an American sportscaster and currently a studio host for MLB Network.

Personal Life[edit]

Greg is from a family of seven including 5 brothers and a sister. Greg has two children with his wife. He currently lives in the Metropolitan area of New York City.

Career[edit]

Prior to arriving at MLB Network in 2009, Amsinger had worked at CBS College Sports/CSTV and at WTHI-TV in Terre Haute, IN. A 2001 graduate of Lindenwood University (St. Charles, MO), Amsinger worked numerous part-time radio jobs while in school including a two-year stint as producer of the St. Louis Cardinals Baseball Radio Network at KMOX.[1] Other side jobs included play-by-play broadcaster at KSLQ radio and inaugural voice of the now defunct River City Renegades indoor professional football organization.[2]

CBS College Sports/CSTV[edit]

Before signing with MLB, Amsinger was the first and primary studio host for CBS College Sports Network (formerly CSTV). He hosted numerous shows like Crystal Ball, Inside College Football, The #1 College Sports Show, Generation Next and NCAA March Madness Highlights (the official highlight show of the NCAA men's basketball tournament).[1] He has done play-by-play for women's college basketball and paintball.

In 2006, he hosted the "SEC Preview Show" with Gary Danielson and Brian Jones.[3] In 2007, Amsinger co-hosted the "World Series of Video Games" with former MTV host Susie Castillo.[4] In 2008, Amsinger also hosted the Tour de France for CBS.[1]

MLB Network[edit]

Amsinger is currently a studio host at MLB Network, regularly appearing on MLB Tonight, Quick Pitch, and special event coverage including MLB's All-Star Game, Postseason and World Series. Amsinger also hosted MLB Productions' weekly show during the 2012 MLB regular season, Player Poll. In his stint at MLB Network, Amsinger has continuously developed a knack of forecasting events such as walk-off hits as well as many other items. His signature tagline is "Great stuff here."

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "On-Air Personalities: Greg Amsinger". MLB Network. Retrieved 2009-08-09. 
  2. ^ "Greg Amsinger". WTHI.com archived through ZoomInfo. Retrieved 2009-08-09. 
  3. ^ "CBS Sports, CSTV huddle up with '06 SEC preview show". CBS Sports. Retrieved 2009-08-09. 
  4. ^ "CBS Signs World Series of Video Games for Second Year". GameDaily. 2007-05-30. Retrieved 2009-08-09.