Chris “Mad Dog” Russo has been hired by MLB Network to host a new weekday baseball show starting next season according to the network. He will also appear on the network’s other studio programs starting later this year.
Hiring Russo is a strange move for the generally reserved MLB Network. Russo is well known for his fiery and emotional rants from his days as one-half of the “Mike and the Mad Dog” radio show on WFAN in New York and more recently on SiriusXM where he hosts a daily radio show.
The best example of Russo losing his mind came during the 2003 playoffs when his Giants were eliminated by the Marlins. The good stuff starts at the 7:00 mark and he explodes at the 8:20 mark…
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