Dodgers Hire Orel Hershiser as New Team Broadcaster

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Old bulldogs never die, they just come back in a new incarnation.

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Former Dodgers pitcher Orel Hershiser reacts after throwing the ceremonial first pitch before Game 5 of the NLCS against the Cardinals. (Credit: Harry How/Getty Images)

Orel Hershiser, the Dodgers’ former Cy Young winner and last World Series MVP, is returning as a team television broadcaster, according to two people familiar with the situation who spoke to The Times on the condition of anonymity.

Hershiser adds another big name to the broadcasting crew for the Dodgers’ new regional sports network, SportsNet LA.

Last week the Dodgers added former team infielder Nomar Garciaparra as a commentator. The Dodgers are also adding Alanna Rizzo from MLB Network to their pre- and post-game shows.

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