Jack Brickhouse: A Voice for All Seasons

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Contemporary Books, Mar 1, 1997 - Biography & Autobiography - 240 pages
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Jack Brickhouse: A Voice for All Seasons by Janice A. Petterchak spans the Hall of Fame broadcaster's 60-year career, from his humble hometown beginnings in Peoria, Illinois, to his 40-year reign as the voice of the Chicago Cubs. He has also broadcast for the Bulls, the White Sox, and the Bears. Packed with anecdotes, comments, and one-of-a-kind stories from Chicago icons such as Ernie Banks, Irv Kupcinet, and Harry Caray as well as Brickhouse himself, this authorized biography also includes some rare photographs. The rich history of Chicago and the evolution of sports and broadcasting are interwoven in this entertaining chronicle of one man's extraordinary life.

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JANICE A. PETTERCHAK is director of the Illinois State Historical Library, a division of the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency.

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