Jerry Schemmel
Schemmel participating in the Race Across America in 2015
  • Broadcaster
  • Motivational Speaker

Gerard H. Schemmel (born November 26, 1959) is an American sportscaster working as a play-by-play radio announcer for the Colorado Rockies of Major League Baseball.[1][2][3]

He is a survivor of the United Airlines Flight 232 disaster that occurred on July 19, 1989.[3]


  1. ^ Yingling, Noah (April 8, 2022). "Jerry Schemmel back on KOA Colorado Rockies radio broadcasts". Retrieved October 5, 2023.
  2. ^ Sederquist, Ryan (June 20, 2023). "Colorado Rockies play-by-play man Jerry Schemmel wasn't too jealous of the Denver Nuggets announcer sitting in his old chair during the team's NBA title run". Retrieved October 5, 2023.
  3. ^ a b Groke, Nick (July 19, 2019). "30 years later, Rockies broadcaster Jerry Schemmel and other Flight 232 crash survivors can only remember". The Athletic. Retrieved October 5, 2023.