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Bob Rodgers
Boston Red Sox Studio Host
Pawtucket Red Sox Play-by-Play

Nickname: Bobby
Family: Single - 2 Sisters, 1 Niece, 2 Nephews
Hobbies: Coaching, Golf, Reading
Pets: Fish - Pete and Rose
Favorite Sport to watch: College Basketball
Favorite sports to play: Golf
Favorite Food: Turkey Dinner
Favorite TV Show: Seinfeld
Favorite Singer or Musical Group: The Beatles
Favorite Movie: Shawshank Redemption
Favorite Sports Movie: Hoosiers
If you could spend a day with anyone who would it be? Jesus
What was your most embarrassing moment on television? Don't think we can repeat it!
Favorite professional team growing up? Red Sox (especially 1978)
Favorite professional player growing up? Fred Lynn/Rick Burleson

Bob Rodgers has served as NESN's in-studio host of Boston Red Sox baseball since 1996. His duties include hosting The Boston Globe Pre Game Report, the network's half-hour pre-game show and hosting W.B. Mason Extra Innings, NESN's expanded post-game show with former All-Star pitchers Dennis Eckersley and Bob Tewksbury. W.B. Mason Extra Innings offers viewers up-close and personal interaction with Red Sox players and management by featuring a call-in segment with in-studio guests. W.B. Mason Extra Innings also delivers on-field and clubhouse interviews immediately after every Red Sox game, plus Grady Little's post-game press conference, Jerry Remy's analysis of the game, and highlights from other important games throughout baseball.

Rogers was the anchor of NESN SportsDesk, the morning sports news and highlights program with a unique 15-minute rotating format, from 1993 through early 2003. Rodgers joined NESN as an associate producer for NESN SportsDesk in November of 1987. He has also served as a writer and producer for the program before moving to the other side of the camera in June 1993.

With a friendly, upbeat delivery, Rodgers also serves as NESN's Pawtucket Red Sox play-by-play announcer. He has also worked with ESPN regional doing play-by-play and serving as a sideline reporter during college football and basketball telecasts.

The Pembroke, Massachusetts native and Emerson College graduate is very active as a high school sports coach. He spent 10 years as the varsity baseball coach at Silver Lake Regional High School and currently serves as the varsity basketball coach at Whitman-Hanson High School. He also serves as president and director of Pembroke Babe Ruth Baseball.

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