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I didn’t get Rob Dibble fired

Posted on April 7, 2011 at 11:12 am

Not that I ever really thought I did. I mean, seriously? A blogger getting a big nasty former-pitcher-turned-broadcaster fired over his own inane remarks?! Ridiculoso! So those of you who were angry with me can redirect your midguided vitriol at Strasburg's dad. Or put it where it belongs, like the shoe store that ended up in Dibble's mouth. Continue Reading

Bob Carpenter’s new wing man

Posted on April 3, 2011 at 9:31 am

Bob Carpenter’s new wing man

Welcome to FP Santangelo, Bob Carpenter's new partner this season in the broadcast booth. Yesterday was the first game that counts I watched with the new pairing. I did catch a couple spring training games on tv as well. I like the guy so far, but I have one request. That's some good old fashioned country hard ball! Please please do not overuse that phrase! I think I heard it at least 4 times yesterday, maybe with 'fast' switching out 'hard' on ... Continue Reading

So that happened

Posted on September 1, 2010 at 6:13 pm

Rob Dibble No Longer Broadcasting Nationals Games via Nationals Journal Dibble's Tenure With MASN Over via Nats Insider Continue Reading

Final words on this

Posted on August 26, 2010 at 9:57 am

Wow. Well, I apologize for how strongly worded my last post was. Those who have known me over the last 5 years know I rarely get opinionated or go off half-cocked. I was just sick of the fight picking. I know there are fans out there who enjoy Dibble's commentary and that's fine. I didn't even mention his broadcasting style, so I'm not picking any bones there. My point was he made himself part of the story by lashing out... ... Continue Reading

Dib Dib Dibble Dee Do

Posted on August 24, 2010 at 8:58 pm

With apologies to Debbi Taylor, Bob Carpenter, Ray Knight and Johnny Holliday - who have always been charming and pleasant.... I sure hope I'm not committing media suicide here... Well, I was going to try to stay out of the fray surrounding Rob Dibble over the past month. It's my whole Toy Story dinosaur "I don't like confrontation" personality trait coming out, and self-defense instinct in that I don't want to paint a bigger bulls-eye on my back than ... Continue Reading


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