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Angelo Cataldi 94 WIP-FM, Morning Show, Bio, Age, Wife, Salary, Net Worth

Angelo Cataldiis an American sports radio personality for 94 WIP-FM (simulcast on 610 WTEL) in Philadelphia.

Angelo Cataldi Biography

Angelo Cataldiis an American sports radio personality for 94 WIP-FM (simulcast on 610 WTEL) in Philadelphia.

Angelo Cataldi Age

Angelo Cataldi was born on March 13, 1951 in Providence, Rhode Island United States.

Angelo Cataldi Wife

Angelo is married to Gail Cataldi and the couple have children but the details about their children are not known.

Angelo Cataldi Salary and Net Worth

The Hall of Fame sports personality Cataldi has a net worth of $1.5 million. His annual salary is not known but the influential radio personality is believed to receive good money.

Angelo Cataldi Career

Cataldi is a native of Providence, Rhode Island. Despite growing up in Red Sox country, he has been an ardent New York Yankees fan. In addition, despite his proximity to Boston, Cataldi has always believed in the superiority of NBA Legend Wilt Chamberlain over Celtics center Bill Russell. One of only two reporters to cover the first 32 innings of the longest professional baseball game in history (Pawtucket Red Sox vs. Rochester Red Wings: April 18–19, 1981).

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Cataldi who was a sports writer for The Philadelphia Inquirer, he has been the anchor for the Morning Show since his first appearance on the show in 1988 together with Tom Brookshier forming the on-air duo of “Brookie and the Rookie”. He immediately brought a comedic and witty personality to the station. Cataldi continues to provide humorous commentary (Angelo’s “rants”) on local Philadelphia sports and alsos his everyday living experiences, making him one of Philadelphia’s most popular, entertaining and recognizable radio personalities.

Cataldi has frequently mobilized his radio listeners to compel the owners of Philadelphia’s sports franchises to make changes in management and personnel. The “Honk For Herschel” movement was created in 1992 to implore the Philadelphia Eagles to acquire Herschel Walker, a running back with the Minnesota Vikings. Whether due to Cataldi’s influence or not, the appeal succeeded and Herschel played for the Eagles for the 1992–1994 seasons.

Cataldi is the co-author of The Great Philadelphia Sports Debate with host Glen Macnow, fellow WIP. He has been nominated for two Pulitzer Prizes for his sports writing. Together with Al Morganti and Rhea Hughes, Angelo has also been joined on the morning show by former Flyer Keith Jones, retired Eagle Hugh Douglas and former Phillies Mitch Williams and Ricky Bottalico and also local comedian Joe Conklin.

In 2012, the Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia inducted Cataldi into their Hall of Fame. Angelo Cataldi announced on October 15, 2014, that he is selling his New Jersey home. His previous contract with 94 WIP ran out at the end of 2014. Angelo stated on his radio show on October 28, 2015, that he is looking to move to Dana Point, CA when he retires. He has stated on multiple occasions that he wants to move to the west coast because sporting events end earlier.

Angelo Cataldi

Cataldi is well known for organizing a group of 30 Eagles fans, now known as “the dirty 30”, to go to the 1999 NFL Draft in New York City and boo if the Philadelphia Eagles did not select University of Texas at Austin running back Ricky Williams with their #2 pick. Instead, the Eagles drafted quarterback Donovan McNabb and they booed the Eagles draft pick.

Angelo Cataldi Famous One-liner Quotes

  • “And just think, I’m getting paid for this”
  • “You’re a stinkin Loser”
  • “Oooh yeah”
  • “You know what Al” (referring to his co-host Al Morganti)
  • “What are you wearing?” (when talking to female callers)
  • “Wow you’re spectacular!” (when talking with female guests in studio)
  • “Hey Jack Ass !”