Jim Rice is a Red Sox Studio Analyst before and after select Boston Red Sox games on New England Sports Network (NESN). Jim Rice joins Bob Rodgers on The Boston Globe Pre-Game Report, NESN’s half-hour Boston Red Sox pre-game show, and after the game on W.B. Mason Extra Innings, NESN’s popular post-game show.
Jim Rice played 16 years in the major leagues, all of them with the Red Sox. The eight-time All-Star finished his career with .298 batting average, 382 home runs, and 1,451 RBI. Jim Rice was voted the American League Most Valuable Player in 1978 and helped lead the Red Sox to two World Series Appearances in 1975 and 1986. He ranks third only behind Ted Williams and Carl Yastrzemski on the Red Sox all-time leaders in home runs, RBI, hits, and total bases.
Since retiring after the 1989 season, Jim Rice has remained active in the Red Sox organization, serving as a minor league hitting instructor from 1992 to 1995 before joining the parent club in a similar postion in 1996. Jim Rice currently serves as a special organizational instructor for the team.