Rick Manning Biography

( 1954 - )
December 8, 2018
First published on:December 8, 2018
by Jorge

Facts of Rick Manning

Date of Birth: 1954, September 2
Age: 64 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 1 Inch
Birth Name Rick Manning
Famous Name Rick Manning
Nationality American
Ethnicity white
Birth Place Niagara Falls, New York
Profession Broadcaster
Full Name Richard Eugene Manning
Horoscope Virgo
Birth Date September 2, 1954

Richard Eugene Manning is a former center fielder and current broadcaster in Major League Baseball (MLB), who has been a color commentator for the Cleveland Indians. He also has played for Milwaukee Brewers and Cleveland Indians.


As of 2018, Rick Manning has an estimated net worth over $2 million. Currently, he is married to Sue Manning and the couple also has a son and a daughter.

Rick Manning Early Life

Rick was born on  September 2, 1954, in Niagara Falls, New York. As per his racial background and nationality, he is American and belongs to the white ethnic group. Further, his star sign is Virgo. In addition, the details about his parents and siblings are not available yet.

Rick Manning Playing Career

In the 1972 MLB draft Manning was picked in the second overall selection and eventually made his major league debut with the Indians during the 1975 season.

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CAPTION: Rick Manning in his playing days. SOURCE: didthetribewinlastnight

After playing with the Indians for five seasons, Manning was traded to the Milwaukee Brewers in 1983. As a member of the Brewers, on August 26, 1987, he hit a 10th inning single and eventually his team defeated Indians by 1-0.

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Some of his playing career highlights and awards are:

1976 American League Gold Glove Award
1980  BBWAA (Baseball Writers' Association of America) Good Guy Award

In addition, he has a batting average of 0.257, 56 home runs, and 456 runs in his entire MBL career.

Rick Manning Broadcasting Career

He has been a color commentator for the Indian telecasts since 1990. Manning has the longest tenure of any television announcer in team history.

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CAPTION: Rick Manning working for Fox SOURCE: YouTube

Further, Rick was awarded 2018 Lower Great Lakes Emmy Award, being a part of the Indians broadcast team. Further, He also occasionally provides color commentary on regional broadcasts for Major League Baseball on FOX, especially when FOX shows an Indian game.

Rick Manning Net Worth And Salary

As of 2018, Rick has an estimated net worth over $2 million. 

Some of his career earning and contracts are:

1985 ML4 $510,000
1986 ML4 $495,000
1987 ML4 $560,000

In addition, he has a total earning of $1,565,000 from his playing career. Moreover, he earns about $30k as a base salary, working as a broadcaster. 

Rick Manning Personal Life

The famous MBL superstar has a height of 6 feet 1 inch. Rick Manning is a married man, currently married to his wife, Sue Manning. In addition, the couple has a son and a daughter named Kyle Manning and Jessica Manning respectively.

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Manning had a romantic relationship with Denise, the wife of his teammate Dennis Eckersley, with whom he eventually married, then divorced.

Rick Manning Facts And Stats

  • Height: 6 feet 1 inch
  • Date Of Birth: September 2, 1954
  • Place Of Birth: Niagara Falls, New York
  • Currently Working As Color commentator for Indians telecasts
  • Net Worth: $2 million
  • Wife: Sue Manning

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