Rob Dibble is a graduate of Southington High School in Southington, Connecticut, and was drafted by the Cincinnati Reds in the first round of the 1983 amateur draft. He made his debut with the Reds on June 29, 1988 and was one of the most dominant pitchers during his brief major league career. He was one third of the trio known as the “Nasty Boys,” winning the MVP of the World Series with the Cincinnati Reds in 1990.
He played just seven seasons because of injuries, five with the Reds and one each with the Milwaukee Brewers and Chicago White Sox. For his career he saved 89 games with a 2.89 earned run average. Rob was a member of the National League All-Star team in 1990 and ’91. In 2014, Rob Dibble became the host of the “The Rob Dibble Show”, a sports talk show on WUCS 97.9 FM and WAVZ 1300 AM on the ESPN stations, in Hartford and New Haven, CT.