Sunday, June 26, 2022

Hughes to wear toupee in 2011 to honor Santo

After delivering a very touching eulogy last week for Ron Santo, Pat Hughes announced today he will wear a toupee during the 2011 Cubs season to honor his former radio partner who passed away earlier this month.

Hawk all set to rationalize Dunn’s strikeouts as ‘fundamentally sound’

Spring Training is months away, yet Hawk Harrelson is in midseason form, already rationalizing Adam Dunn’s career strikeout total. The newly acquired DH has over 1,600 whiffs and averages about 180 a season.

Ricketts: ‘Santo’s replacement must be some homeless guy’

Riding the coattails of the sudden popularity of the Homeless Man with the Golden Voice, Cubs chairman Tom Ricketts announced Thursday that, although the organization is still searching for a replacement for Ron Santo, they have narrowed the field to only the homeless.

Pat Hughes will go solo on WGN, but well-timed Santo clips to be piped...

Pat Hughes may be the only one in the booth during games in 2011, but fans will still be able to enjoy that classic Hughes-Santo banter.

Stoney and Hawk defeat Brenly and Kasper in pairs figure skating

Last week, announcers from coast to coast participated in the inaugural Altoids Announcer Figure Skating Championships. Representing Chicago were Steve Stone paired with Ken 'Hawk' Harrelson and Len Kasper paired with Bob Brenly.

Judd Sirott’s application for additional inning of play-by-play duty rejected

Judd Sirott’s career fast track hit a bump in the road recently when the nonstop talker’s application for an additional inning of Cubs play-by-play was rejected because, in the hiring manager’s opinion, Sirott must be “raving mad.”

WikiLeaks shocker: CIA uses ‘Go Cubs Go’ to torture terror suspects

The latest bombshell WikiLeaks release revealed the United States CIA regularly uses the Steve Goodman anthem "Go Cubs Go" to torture suspected terrorists.