Rob Dibble’s new XM/Sirius chat show debuted Monday night and the ever-masochistic Dan Steinberg of DC Sports Bog tuned in. Dibs, canned in 2010 from his analyst gig with MASN, is apparently an early candidate for Alzheimer’s, completely forgetting his spirited try at labeling the face of the franchise a giant sissy, or his success in alienating
anyone with a brain female fans.
“He still loves the National organization,” said co-host Mike North. “There’s no doubt, you still wear a little bit of the Nats on your sleeve.”
“You’re out of your mind, Mike,” Dibble said. “No, I don’t. Absolutely not. That was the worst two years of my life. Now, working for MASN was the best maybe year-and-a-half of my life. They were so good to me and still are. The Angeloses were great. Now, obviously they own the Orioles.
“I’ve never ever said some of this stuff on the air, but the fact that you try to blame a color analyst or anybody that has nothing to do with the field for what’s going on down on the field is pathetic to me.
“So the two things that I want to have straight here right now going forward, I was [asked] to take the job. I didn’t want the job, I didn’t ask for the job…I did EVERYTHING they asked me to do, any caravan, any working with women on baseball projects and stuff like that, I did everything that was asked of me, and any comments that I made on my other show that had nothing to do with the Nationals, that was separate…
“To have somebody call me out and say I was personal or I attacked somebody is pathetic, and I’d say it to their face if they were in front of me right now, because they know who they are.”