Jack Brickhouse and Wrigley Field: Forever Linked.

2016 will mark the hundredth anniversary of when the Chicago Cubs moved into Wrigley Field. It will also mark the hundredth anniversary of Hall of Fame sportscaster Jack Brickhouse. From 1947-1981 Brickhouse did play by play for the Cubs on television from Wrigley Field. His legendary cry of “Hey! Hey!” hangs on the left and right field foul poles of the old ballpark. All but one year of that tenure on WGN-TV. More than that, Jack Brickhouse did Chicago Bears games on WGN radio, at Wrigley Field from 1954 until the Bears moved to Soldier Field 1971. They’re should be a statue of Jack Brickhouse at Wrigley Field. He was far more connected to the ballpark than Harry Carey ever was. May that great broadcaster be remembered along with that great ballpark.

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