Chicago Cubs great Andre Dawson joins ‘Chris & Tell’
Marquee Sports Network premieres a new episode of Chris & Tell presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois this Thursday, August 26 at 10 p.m. CT, immediately following live coverage of the Iowa Cubs vs. Omaha Storm Chasers contest. Hosted by Emmy Award-winning broadcaster Chris Myers, this month’s episode features a conversation with Chicago Cubs Hall of Famer, Andre Dawson, as the pair reminisce about Dawson’s incredible career.
Dawson played six seasons with the Cubs, hitting 174 homers and earning five-straight N.L. All-Star nods from 1987-91. In 1987, he won the National League MVP as he batted .287 with a league-leading 49 homers and 137 RBI in 153 games. Last week, Dawson was inducted into the Cubs Hall of Fame as part of the inaugural class unveiled in the left field bleachers at Wrigley Field.
About Chris & Tell: A monthly half-hour interview show hosted by Chris Myers, featuring in-depth interviews with sports stars, celebrities and legends who share stories about their past and grant an inside look at their present.
Debuting in January of 2021, previous guests include Ron Rivera, Jim McMahon, Doc Rivers, Joakim Noah, Greg Maddux, Tom Dreesen, Billy Williams and Dan Hampton.
About Chris Myers: Myers is an Emmy Award-winning broadcaster with more than 30 years of broadcasting experience at the highest levels of sport. He is the host of Chris & Tell presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois, airing on Marquee Sports Network, a half-hour interview show featuring in-depth conversations with sports stars and celebrities. Chris also serves as play-by-play announcer for a select number of Cubs games on Marquee Sports Network and contributes to additional studio programming. Since joining Fox Sports in 1998, he has covered the World Series and Super Bowl, and is a regular play-by-play commentator on Fox NFL Sundays. He also contributes to NASCAR on Fox coverage, hosting weekly live coverage from the track.
Prior to joining Fox in 1998, he worked for 11 years at ESPN, serving as an anchor on SportsCenter and the host of the sports interview show Up Close. Myers majored in radio and television at Florida International University and Miami Dade Community College.