"I was very pleased the year before to be inducted into the Cubs Hall of Fame – that was a great thrill – but the capper...
"My head started spinning with joy and emotion, and I truly wish that every baseball announcer could experience that thrill."
"...Pat will give a terrific speech, I’m sure, when he is as gracious as ever in accepting the award.”
“On Friday, July 21, the station will air a three hour retrospective on the broadcaster called Pat’s Call to the Hall.”
“He’s that conscientious that he just wasn’t pleased with him getting it correctly enough."
Chicago Cubs radio voice Pat Hughes has been honored as the 2023 recipient of the Ford C. Frick Award. The award is given annually for “excellence...
The award is presented annually for excellence in baseball broadcasting by the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum.
"I think it says this is me going into the Hall of Fame?", Hughes said with a smile.
Baseball has lent itself to some of the greatest ‘catchphrases’ to ever grace radio and television.
"Marquee will air every Cubs game that is not scheduled for national broadcast this season."