Jim BowdenWhen he became GM for the Reds 1992 at the age of 31, Bowden was the youngest general manager in MLB. He eventually lead the Reds to a 96-win season with one of the smallest payrolls. Prior to joining SiriusXM, Jim was a host on Fox Sports Radio and he worked as a analyst and co-host for ESPN.
Rob DibbleA right-handed pitcher, Dibble retired from baseball in 1995 with a 27-25 record, 89 saves and a 2.98 ERA in seven major league season. He struck out 645 batters in 477 career innings. Dibble was part of the "Nasty Boys" bullpen which helped Cincinnati win the 1990 World Series.
Jim DuquettePrior to joining SiriusXM, Jim Duquette served as Vice President for Baseball Operations for the Baltimore Orioles and worked in nearly every front office position for the New York Mets - from assistant for the team's scouting and minor league departments to Senior Vice President of the franchise.
Mike FerrinFerrin’s radio career began in 1996 as a classic rock DJ in Dubuque, Iowa. He later served as sports director for WLOI/WCOE in LaPorte, Indiana and as a sports producer, anchor and field producer at WGN Radio in Chicago. Ferrin was added to the SiriusXM roster during the 2007 All-Star Break.
Jeff JoyceJeff Joyce was born and raised in Massachusetts and his passion for sports and baseball was formed while spending time with his grandfather. Jeff's broadcast credentials include WWTM, Worcester, MA., ESPN Radio and, most recently, WEEI, Boston.
Kevin Kennedy Kevin Kennedy was manager of the Texas Rangers (1993-1994) and the Boston Red Sox (1995-1996). Kennedy joined FOX Sports in 1999 as its MLB studio analyst and was nominated for two Emmy® Awards. Prior to joining FOX, Kevin spent two years at ESPN Radio where he was a color analyst.
Holden Kushner Holden Kushner's first job was sports director at KSCB-AM in Liberal, Kansas. From there he worked as a reporter, anchor, and host at KJR-AM in Seattle, SportsFan Radio Network in Las Vegas, The Iowa Cubs in Des Moines, Iowa, WWZN in Boston and in Kansas City.
Grant PaulsenGrant spends his free time hosting Minors and Majors, a weekly live two-hour national sports talk show. He provided the play-by-play during the Ripken Baseball World Series in 2005 and, in 2003-2004, reported on the Little League World Series as well as Superbowl XXXVII for ABC Television.
Rico PetrocelliStarting in 1963, Rico Petrocelli played all of his 13 major league seasons in Boston. A two-time All-Star, Petrocelli led all American League shortstops in fielding percentage in 1968 and 1969. In 1969, he hit 40 home runs, fourth most in the AL, a single season record for a shortstop at the time.
Bill RipkenBill Ripken began his career with the Baltimore Orioles in 1987 with his father, Cal Ripken, Sr., as manager and alongside brother Cal Jr. This was the first and only time in Major League Baseball history that a father simultaneously managed two of his sons.
Cal Ripken Jr. Cal Ripken Jr. broke Lou Gehrig's record for consecutive games played (2,130) in 1995 and voluntarily ended his streak in 1998 after playing 2,632 consecutive games. Ripken's work ethic and love of the game inspired the Babe Ruth League to name their largest division (5-12 year olds) after him.
Casey Stern, who has been with SiriusXM since 2008, hosts Inside Pitch on MLB Network Radio, and is a lead host for MLB Network Radio’s coverage of baseball’s biggest events, including the World Series, MLB All-Star Game and Home Run Derby. Stern also hosts programs on SiirusXM NFL Radio and Mad Dog Sports Radio. Before joining SiriusXM, he spent five years with MLB.com where he hosted numerous shows, including State of the Redsox.com Nation, MLB Midday and the Mets' Next Stop Shea. Stern also appears on television talking sports from time to time and is a former host at MSG Network in New York.
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