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Pat Hughes tells his favorite Ron Santo story

Here is a replay of this post from April of this year – in memory of Ronnie… Last spring Pat Hughes, the Voice of the Chicago Cubs sat down for an exclusive interview with CubHub.net. I asked him to share his favorite Ron Santo story. Of course it is about the the early April road […]

December 4, 2010  Tags: , , , , , ,   Posted in: interview, oddities, the media  No Comments

Pat Hughes tells his favorite Ron Santo story

Last spring Pat Hughes, the Voice of the Chicago Cubs sat down for an exclusive interview with CubHub.net. I asked him to share his favorite Ron Santo story. Of course it is about the the early April road trip to New York to play the Mets at old Shea Stadium – a place Ronnie despises. […]

April 19, 2010  Tags: , , , , , , , , ,   Posted in: interview, oddities, the media  3 Comments

The Pat Hughes Interview revisited

Last spring, Pat Hughes was kind enough to do an interview with me for CubHub.net. With opening day looming, I think it’s worth re-visiting the interview again this year… Just as the Cubs opened spring training camp 2009, Pat Hughes, the Voice of the Chicago Cubs on WGN Radio was kind enough to take some […]

April 1, 2010  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,   Posted in: game of baseball, interview, observations, the media, tradition  No Comments

On the Cubs beat with Bruce Miles

Possibly one of the great jobs to have is that of beat writer for a major league baseball team. Free tickets, great seats, access to all aspects of the game… my view from the cheap seats (i.e. as a blogger) is being a beat writer is a great gig to have. That may well be, but of […]

April 26, 2009  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,   Posted in: book, feature, game of baseball, interview, the media  No Comments

The Pat Hughes Interview – Part 3

In the third and final installment of our exclusive interview with Pat Hughes, the Voice of the Chicago Cubs, we cover a range of topics. The first clip begins with Pat’s favorite visitor to the broadcast booth: Jimmy Buffett. Then he goes into keeping the broadcast interesting in spite of the many bad teams he’s […]

April 3, 2009  Tags: , , , , , , , , ,   Posted in: feature, interview, the media  No Comments

Running the Wrigley Scoreboards

I’m always interested in the behind the scenes stuff that goes into a professional baseball game. As a youngster, I used to love when the grounds crew would come out with that fire hose and water the infield dirt just prior to game time. I like to see the players arrive, I like to watch […]

March 29, 2009  Tags: , , , ,   Posted in: feature, interview, Wrigley Field  4 Comments

The Pat Hughes Interview – part 2

Pat Hughes, the Voice of the Chicago Cubs, visited with CubHub.net for an exclusive interview just prior to reporting for Spring Training 2009.  Pat was kind enough to discuss his Baseball Voices CD series on the great announcers of major league baseball. In part two, Pat discusses the teams he followed as a youth in […]

March 24, 2009  Tags: , , , , , , ,   Posted in: feature, interview, the media  One Comment

The Pat Hughes Interview – part 1

Just as the Cubs opened spring training camp 2009, Pat Hughes, the Voice of the Chicago Cubs on WGN Radio was kind enough to take some time for a exclusive interview with CubHub.net. In part one, Pat talks about his Baseball Voices series of “commemorative audio tribute” CDs spotlighting the careers of such broadcasting luminaries as Bob Uecker, […]

March 7, 2009  Tags: , , , , , ,   Posted in: feature, interview, the media  2 Comments