Chris Woodley is a life-long sports fan. He attended his first professional baseball game when he was three years old in 1980 as the New York Yankees defeated the Cleveland Indians, 9-2. Since then, he has attended numerous baseball games across the country as well as professional football, basketball and hockey events.

As a student at Point Park University in Pittsburgh, Woodley served as a student assistant in the sports information department. He also served as play-by-play broadcaster and color commentator for the Point Park men's and women's basketball teams. In 1997, Woodley served as color commentator for the Pioneers men's team as they advanced to the Final Four of the NAIA National Tournament.

After graduating from college in 1999, Woodley served as broadcaster for Thiel College football and basketball during the 1999-2000 season. He also broadcasted local sporting events in Mercer County, Pa. for radio station WEXC FM 107 and WGRP AM 940.

From 2003-2005, Woodley served as a graduate intern in the sports information department of the University of West Florida in Pensacola, Fla. In 2005 he was promoted to Sports Information Coordinator and served as the primary contact for the women's volleyball, women's basketball and softball teams. He also did play-by-play broadcasting for Argonaut men's and women's soccer, women's volleyball, basketball, baseball and softball games.

Woodley is married and currently resides in Columbus, Ohio. He lists the New York Yankees, New York Giants, New York Knicks and New York Rangers as his favorite teams.

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  • Harold Friend posted 2088 days ago

    Harold Friend

    Thank you. I have seen that many members select Mays over Ruth. As a Yankees’ fan, would you please explain why you take Mays over Ruth.

    Thanks again.


  • SHELBY O posted 2129 days ago


    love learning my BAMA ABC's!! thanks for putting that much time and effort into it..i know ur a yankee, but ROLL TIDE!!! lol :)

  • Bleacher Report posted 2163 days ago

    Bleacher Report

    Great stuff on the this series. When you have finished you will have a nice book to sell.

  • Jimmy McMurrey posted 2164 days ago

    Jimmy McMurrey

    Love what you're doing with the history! Just wish there was more room on the pages for this stuff, but the "hot" items seem to get preference.