22 Facts About Rob Dibble


Between 1988 and 1995, Dibble played for the Cincinnati Reds, Chicago White Sox and Milwaukee Brewers.

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Rob Dibble was a two-time All-Star who recorded 89 saves during his career.

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Since retiring as a player, Rob Dibble has held several roles in sports television broadcasting.

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Rob Dibble attended St Thomas School, a parochial school, and is a graduate of Southington High School in Southington, Connecticut.

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Rob Dibble's father, Walt Rob Dibble, was a longtime radio news director at WDRC and later WTIC in Hartford, Connecticut.

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Rob Dibble was drafted by the Cincinnati Reds in the first round of the 1983 amateur draft, and he made his debut with the Reds on June 29,1988.

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Rob Dibble was an MLB All-Star in 1990 and 1991, and was the 1990 NLCS Most Valuable Player.

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Rob Dibble recorded his 500th career strikeout in fewer innings—368—than any other pitcher in modern baseball history up to that point.

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Rob Dibble was involved in a brawl in 1991 with Astros shortstop Eric Yelding.

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Rob Dibble was involved in a brawl with manager Lou Piniella in the Reds clubhouse after a game in 1992.

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Rob Dibble required surgery to his pitching arm in 1994, and missed the entire season as a result.

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Rob Dibble then pitched 16 games for the White Sox and after being released he was picked up by the Milwaukee Brewers where he pitched in 15 more games.

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Rob Dibble opted to make a comeback, signing a minor league contract on April 14,1996, with the Florida Marlins but Rob Dibble would ultimately see no game action with the Marlins or their minor league affiliates.

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In 1998, Rob Dibble joined ESPN as a baseball analyst, working mostly on Dan Patrick's radio show.

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Rob Dibble worked on The Best Damn Sports Show Period as a co-host until 2008, when he left to join FOX on their Saturday baseball program as an analyst.

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In 2009, Rob Dibble signed a three-year contract to replace Don Sutton as the color voice of the Washington Nationals on MASN.

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Rob Dibble took a few days off from MASN after making the comments, and on September 1,2010, MASN announced that Rob Dibble would no longer be calling Nationals games.

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Rob Dibble continued to express his belief that Strasburg should have pitched through his pain.

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Rob Dibble had a brief stint as the varsity baseball head coach at Calabasas High School in Calabasas, California.

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Rob Dibble was fired from his head coaching job on March 27,2013, only ten games into the season.

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Rob Dibble called games for the Los Angeles Angels for Compass Media.

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Rob Dibble joined interim host Paul Nanos who filled in when Mike Bower's contract was not renewed.

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