David Ross RUMORS & NEWS

  • David 'Grandpa' Ross awarded perfect score in DWTS finale

    MLB.com "After an inspiring run that kept us all glued to our television sets or mobile devices every Monday, Cubs World Series hero David Ross made it to the "Dancing with the Stars" finale -- which will be broken up into two parts. (The voting lines are open now, by the way, and will close at 8 p.m. ET..." May 23

  • David Ross to throw out first pitch, sing during 7th-inning stretch at Wrigley

    Fanrag Sports "David Ross has become one of the more famous backup catchers in Major League Baseball history, and he will continue his post-retirement publicity parade at his previous stomping grounds. The recently retired catcher will make a return trip to Wrigley Field next week on a rather significant..." April 04

  • David Ross, Simone Biles will be on 'Dancing with the Stars'

    USA Today "David Ross, Simone Biles, Nancy Kerrigan and Rashad Jennings are among the cast members for the next season of ABC’s Dancing with the Stars, the network announced Wednesday. Ross has become a dancing phenomenon since his retirement after he helped the Chicago Cubs break their World Series title..." March 01

  • A bet with Kyle Schwarber almost kept David Ross from retiring

    CSN Chicago "David Ross was almost forced to postpone retirement because of a bet with Kyle Schwarber. If Schwarber pulled that off, he really would've been considered superhuman. Grandpa Rossy hopped on Rob Bradford's podcast on WEEI.com this week and talked about how his yearlong retirement tour almost..." February 03

  • Former Cubs catcher David Ross to be baseball analyst for ESPN

    ESPN "David Ross was in the media spotlight with the Chicago Cubs last season. Now, he'll be a member of the media. ESPN announced on Monday that the former catcher, who won a World Series for the Cubs last season, will join the company as an MLB analyst. "I'm excited to dive right in and start..." January 30

  • Cubs find a way to keep team and fan-favorite David Ross around after retirement

    Chicago Tribune "Fitting that David Ross' first job after retirement is, basically, an internship. "You could put it like that," the former backup catcher said Friday at the Cubs Convention after the team announced he would serve as a special assistant to baseball operations. That's a fancy title for, well,..." January 14

  • David Ross Considering Front Office Role With Cubs

    MLB Trade Rumors "David Ross’ playing career has only been officially over for about six weeks, but the veteran catcher is already considering a return to the Cubs, writes CSN Chicago’s Patrick Mooney. The Cubs, who already have former big leaguers Ted Lilly, Kerry Wood and Ryan Dempster on hand as special..." December 15