Jeff Huson Biography

December 10, 2018
First published on:December 10, 2018
by William Olver

Facts of Jeff Huson

Birth Name Jeffrey Kent Huson
Famous Name Jeff Huson
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Birth Place Scottsdale, Arizona
Currently Working For Fox Sports, AT&T sportsnet
Salary Avg: $80,000
Net Worth $4 million
Weight in KG 80
Currently Married Yes
Married to Wendy Huson
Children 3; Lindsay, Kyle, and Cody
Profession Sports-Caster
Current City Denver
Started career as Baseball Player
School attended Mingus Union High School
University attended University of Wyoming
Full Name Jeffrey Kent Huson
Past Team Montreal Expos
Horoscope Leo
Birth Date August 15, 1964
Career Earnings $5 million
Height 6 feet 3 inch (1.91m)
Weight 180 lbs (82kg)

Jeff Huson is an American former Major League Baseball (MLB) utility player, who played for Quebec based baseball team Montreal Expos. As of 2018, Huson currently works as a sports broadcaster for the Colorado Rockies.

 

As of 2018, Jeff Huson has an estimated net worth of $4 million. Further, he earns $50,000 as an annual salary as a sportscaster. The former 12-Year MLB Veteran is married to Wendy Huson. The couple has three children; Lindsay, Kyle, and Cody. 

Jeff Huson Early Life

Jeffrey Kent Huson was born on August 15, 1964, in Scottsdale, Arizona of United States. He began playing baseball at an early age. In 1976, Huson attended Mingus Union High School, where he started competing in high school leagues.

In 1984, Huson attended the University of Wyoming. During his college years, Huson was an All-Western Athletic Conference player.

Further, he played professional baseball after signing a five-year contract with Canadian team Montreal Expos.


CAPTION: Jeff Huson in 1996
SOURCE: Unlocking the Keys

Huson made his Major League Baseball debut with the Montreal Expos on September 2, 1988, and appeared in his final game on October 1, 2000

Jeff Huson Net Worth and Salary

The former MLB player has an estimated net worth of $4 million and earns about $50,000 as an annual salary as a sportscaster. According to USA Today, Huson was last under contract with a 1-year package worth $300,000 in 2000.

During 1989-2000, Huson made over $5 million from his professional baseball career. In his minor leagues, Huson was paid less than $10,000.

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In 2006, Huson began broadcasting for Colorado Rockies with FOX Sports Network. The average salary for sports announcer is estimated to be around $50,000. Huson is paid between $50,000-$80,000 as yearly salary. 

Apart from Baseball earnings and broadcasting career, Huson's net worth includes a home in Colorado. However, there isn't any detailed information about his house and personal car collection. 

Jeff Huson Professional Career

Playing Career

Huson's began his professional career in 2006 with Montreal Expos. His professional Baseball career lasted for 14 years from 1986-2000. During his career, Huson played as a Shortstop, Second Baseman, and Third Baseman.

In 1990, Huson was traded to the Texas Rangers, where he played till 1994. During that time he played in two very big games in baseball history: Nolan Ryan's sixth and seventh career no-hitters.

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After the 1994 season, Huson was traded to the Baltimore Orioles, where he played for two seasons. 

Huson spent the next four years jumping from team to team, playing for the Brewers in '97, Mariners in '98, Angels in '99 and the Chicago Cubs in 2000. He retired at the age of 34.

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Huson coached for the Chicago Cubs minor league system from 2001-2005. During those years, Huson finished his degree in finance.

Huson's professional baseball career lasted 14 years throughout the minor and major leagues.

Broadcasting career

In 2006, Huson accepted a job as Fox television broadcaster for the Colorado Rockies. As of 2018, He still broadcasts games and currently works for AT-&-T Sports Net. Besides, Huson also works as a freelance broadcaster.


CAPTION: Jeff Huson announcing for Colorado Rockies
SOURCE: sportingnews.com

In 2007, he called 55 games and hosted the pre/post-game shows on Fox in Denver, Colorado. In 2018, he joined Mile High Sports Radio and discussed the Colorado Rockies performance on National League West.

Jeff Huson Personal Life

Regarding Huson's personal life, he is 54 years as of 2018. Further, his star sign is Leo. Huson married his college sweetheart Wendy Huson. The couple dated during their college days, while they both were studying at the University of Wyoming.   


CAPTION: Jeff Huson's Son Cody Huson
SOURCE: acuoptimist.com

The couple has three children; Lindsay, Kyle, and Cody, and has been living together in Colorado since 1997. Huson's son Kyle is a junior defenseman in the UConn hockey team.

Jeff Huson Facts

Some of the facts of former MLB player Jeff Huson are:

  • Age: 53 years
  • Height: 6 feet 3 inch (1.91m)
  • Weight: 180 lbs (82 kg)
  • Star sign: Leo
  • Annual Income: $250,000 as a pro baseball player; $50,000 as a Sports Broadcaster
  • His son Kyle and Cody are also a pro baseball player
  • Huson's baseball career lasted for 14 years


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