JOHN ROONEY

Game 406 | June 28, 1991 | John Rooney, Jimmy Rodgers
A popular member of the Minnesota Twins broadcast crew in the 1980s, Rooney returned as a member of the Chicago White Sox television crew where he teamed with Wayne Hagin and Ed Farmer. He also worked for CBS Radio from 1984-2003, doing play-by-play on major league baseball, NFL football and college football and basketball games. Rodgers, the new coach of the Minnesota Timberwolves, was back in November for a more in-depth look at the 1991-'92 team.


Game 425 | June 12, 1992 | John Rooney
Later in his career sportscaster Rooney joined the play-by-play team of the St. Louis Cardinals. While a member of the Twins broadcast team in the mid 1980s, he perfected his home run call, "Hrbek swings ... it's a goner."


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