Steve Stone fully expects to be back in White Sox television booth in 2023: 'As long as baseball is in my life, I’m a happy guy'

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(670 The Score) White Sox television color analyst Steve Stone fully expects to return to the NBC Sports Chicago booth in his same position in 2023, he told the Parkins & Spiegel Show on Wednesday afternoon.

“I have every intention to do that,” Stone said. “We’re working on it right now. I have no doubt that we will work it out. No. 1 – and there’s a couple of things – I truly love baseball and I love it every day. And also, I – like everybody else – want to see exactly what’s going to happen with this White Sox team. I think (play-by-play announcer) Jason (Benetti) and I have tried to bring what we could on a daily basis, and when things were going poorly, I think we tried to add viewability to the broadcast. I think anybody can do a 3-2 game. I think it’s really difficult to do games when it’s lopsided on one side or the other. Because then you have to be entertaining, you have to give people a reason to watch.

“My job is to try to entertain and inform. And Jason and I have a magical connection together, and hopefully that continues for a while. I do believe that both of us will be back. All I can do is speak for me. I have every intention of being back. I think we’re pretty close to making that happen. As long as baseball is in my life, I’m a happy guy.”

Stone has served as the White Sox's television color analyst since 2009.

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