Originally written on The Victory Formation  |  Last updated 3/27/13
Did anyone ever think this was going to be a good fit? Former Cincinnati Reds reliever and founding nasty boy member Rob Dibble was hired last June to coach the Calabasas (Calif.) High School baseball team. I get the intrigue that the school and AD saw. He’s a former Major Leaguer that became more known for causing trouble than actually striking out opposing batters, and he managed to flame out in multiple media gigs. Yeah, I really don’t see why they hired. Anyway, Dibble didn’t last very long, as his team struggled to a 2-8 record and the team ERA was over 5. Oh yeah, Dibble earned himself an ejection as well. It is really hard to be ejected in any high school sport. Those umpires have a very long fuse, but Dibbs is Dibbs, so this isn’t in the least a shocking development. Here is what Dibble said about his firing via Prep Rally: “They said I wasn’t a good fit,” Dibble told Times reporter Eric Sondheimer in a text message on Tuesday night. “I just got a job calling Angels games for Compass Media. In giving some early notice I couldn’t continue as head coach after the season, [...]
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