Jack Brickhouse

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Jack Brickhouse

Jack Brickhouse
Host and Sports Announcer


Jack Brickhouse although probably best known as the WGN-TV voice of the Chicago Cubs for many years, Brickhouse was a versatile host filling many roles on WGN Radio. He was the Play-by-play man for Chicago Bears football along side Irv Kupcinet from 1953 through 1976.

One of the importnat highlights of his career was interviewing Pope Paul VI. In 1982, Brickhouse was one of the first hosts of WGN Radio’s Sports Central program. He was the co-host of the Brickhouse-Hubbard show with Eddi Hubbard. Jack Brickhouse also co-hosted the WGN Radio 40th Anniversary special with Pierre Andre and Eddie Hubbard.

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