Eric Karros, the all-time home run leader in Los Angeles Dodgers history, joined KCAL 9 and CBS 2 as a baseball analyst in March 2006. The former first baseman will partner with Gary Miller to host KCAL 9’s THINK BLUE TV Los Angeles Dodgers pre-game shows.
Karros spent 14 years in the Major Leagues, including 12 seasons with the Dodgers (1991-2002) after being drafted by Los Angeles in the sixth round of the 1988 draft.
In 1992, he won the National League Rookie of the Year Award after leading the Dodgers with 20 home runs, 88 runs batted in and a .426 slugging percentage.
During his 12 seasons in Dodger Blue, Karros set the team’s Los Angeles career record for home runs (270) and career home runs at Dodger Stadium (130).
He also ranks among the all-time Los Angeles Dodgers leaders in games played (1,601 – fourth), hits (1,608 – fifth), extra base hits (582 – second), doubles (302 – third), RBI (976 – second), runs (752 – sixth) and total bases (2,740 – third).
Karros also played for the Chicago Cubs (2003) and Oakland Athletics (2004) and finished his 14-year Major League career with 284 home runs, 1,027 RBI and a .268 batting average.