Bob Ley

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Birthday
16, 1955
Birthplace
New Jersey
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
16, 1955 (age 63)
Birthplace
New Jersey

About

Respected ESPN broadcaster who became the longest-tenured employee at ESPN, joining the company on just its third day of existence. He is a multiple-time winner of the Sports Emmy for Sports Journalism.

Before Fame

He graduated from Seton Hall University before becoming an announcer for the New York Cosmos soccer team.

Trivia

He is well-known for his soccer coverage, anchoring coverage of events like the 2010 and 2014 FIFA World Cup.

Family Life

He married a woman named Barbara and has two children.

Associated With

One of his most famous moments as an ESPN broadcaster is his announcement of the lifetime ban imposed on former MLB star Pete Rose.