Sunday, June 26, 2022

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.

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.

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.

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.

Masur’s departure leaves critical void during Pat Hughes’ 8th inning bathroom breaks

WGN radio's Andy Masur--who's spent the last five years covering for Cubs play-by-play man Pat Hughes' late-game, half-inning breaks--is leaving the station for greener pastures in San Diego, where he will work Padres' radio broadcasts.