Dan Gladden Bio | Wiki
Dan Gladden is an American former Major League Baseball player. Currently, he serves as a radio broadcaster. Dan was the starting left fielder with the Minnesota Twins’ two World Series Championship teams in 1987 and 1991. He became the color commentator on the Twins’ radio network broadcast in 2000.
Dan Gladden Age
Dan was born on July 7, 1957, in San Jose, California, United States. He is 64 years old.
Dan Gladden Height
He is a man of above-average stature and stands at a height of 5 ft 11 in (Approx. 1.80 m).
Dan Gladden Family
He was born and raised in San Jose, California by his parents. Dan holds an American nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity. He has, however, not shared information regarding his parents and/or siblings.
Dan Gladden Wife
Dan is married to his lovely wife Janice Murphy. Together, they are blessed with two daughters, Ashley and Whitney. The family resides in Eden Prairie, Minnesota.
He attended California State University, Fresno. Dan was selected by the San Francisco Giants as an amateur free agent in 1979. He began with the Giants in 1983, and in 1984 he batted .351 with 31 stolen bases as the Giants’ center fielder.
Dan Gladden Twins
Dan serves as a radio broadcaster. He was the starting left fielder with the Minnesota Twins’ two World Series Championship teams in 1987 and 1991. He became the color commentator on the Twins’ radio network broadcast in 2000.
Additionally, he was on WCCO-AM through 2006 and on the Twins Radio Network and its Metro Affiliate KSTP starting in 2007. Dan teamed with Frick award-winning commentator Herb Carneal and the Twins’ play-by-play man, John Gordon. However, Carneal died on April 1, 2007, making Dan deliver color commentary full-time.
Dan Gladden Baseball
In 1987, Dan played for the Minnesota Twins and received a World Series championship with them in his first year. In Game 1, he reached the first grand slam in a World Series game in 17 years. later, Dan earned another World Series ring with the Twins in 1991.
After the 1991 season, he signed as a free agent with the Detroit Tigers, until 1993. He spent 1994 in Japan playing for the Yomiuri Giants and won a Japan Series championship. Dan came back to the Twins as a scout, then the Colorado Rockies, and spent 1999 as a roving instructor for the San Francisco Giants.
Dan Gladden Daughter
Dan’s daughter, Ashley got married in December 2012 to Joe Gaetti. Joe is the son of Gary Gaetti former Twin teammate of Dan. They welcomed their baby boy Luca James Gaetti in May 2017.
Dan Gladden 1991 World Series
He was one of seven Twins to be part of both the 1987 and 1991 World Series teams. The other six were Greg Gagne, Randy Bush, Gene Larkin, Kirby Puckett, Al Newman, and Kent Hrbek.
Dan Gladden Salary
He serves as a color commentator on the Twins’ radio network broadcast, he, therefore, receives a satisfactory salary. Dan’s average salary is $98,789 per year.
Dan Gladden Net Worth
He has played baseball and worked as a journalist for many years. Therefore, there is no doubt he has accumulated decent wealth over the years. The estimated net worth of Dan is $1.5 million.
Is Dan Gladden In The Hall Of Fame
Dan is next eligible for the Hall of Fame through the Modern Baseball Era Committee in 2024.
What Is Dan Doing Now
Currently, Dan serves as a color commentator on the Twins’ radio network broadcast. He joined the station in 2000.
How Old Is Gladden
Dan was born on July 7, 1957, thus, he is 64 years old.