670 The Score to Honor Chicago Cubs Play-by-Play Announcer Pat Hughes
CHICAGO, IL – July 12, 2023 – Audacy’s 670 The Score (WSCR-AM) in Chicago will air special programming to honor Cubs play-by-play announcer Pat Hughes and his induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame.
Hughes, currently in his 28th season as the voice of the Cubs, was named the winner of the Ford Frick Award, which recognizes excellence in broadcasting from the Baseball Hall of Fame. Hughes will be honored as part of the Hall of Fame festivities from July 21-24 in Cooperstown, NY.
“Pat’s induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame is a testament to his exceptional broadcasting career and unwavering dedication to the Cubs and 670 The Score,” said Mitch Rosen, Vice President and Brand Manager, 670 The Score. “For 28 seasons, Pat’s voice has captured the essence of Cubs baseball. We’re delighted to recount the franchises’ cornerstone moments soundtracked by his unforgettable calls and honor a fixture in Chicago sports.”
670 The Score will air “Pat’s Call to the Hall,” a special audio retrospect of Hughes’ career, on July 21 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. CT. Hosted by Hughes’ booth partners Ron Coomer and Zach Zaidman, the special will feature interviews with former colleagues, current players, former managers, former players and more, including former Cubs manager Joe Maddon; current Cubs manager David Ross; sports broadcaster Bob Costas; singer, musician and songwriter Eddie Vedder, and others. For a collection of interview audio, please click here.
The station will also air Hughes’ induction speech on July 22 following its broadcast of the Cubs game. The station will re-air “Pat’s Call to the Hall” following the speech. From July 10 to July 22, The Score will air vignettes saluting Hughes’ career.
Hughes is a nine-time Illinois Sportscaster of the Year award winner. He also won the award three times in Wisconsin as the voice of the Milwaukee Brewers.
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