» April 16, 1948:
The White Sox beat the Cubs 4-1 at Wrigley
Field with Jack Brickhouse at the WGN-TV mike. This
is the first telecast in Chicago history.
» August 5, 1979:
In pre-game ceremonies at Wrigley Field, announcer Jack Brickhouse is honored. Today's broadcast is his 5,000th television broadcast of a game.
» March 3, 1998:
Hall of Fame broadcaster Jack Brickhouse undergoes surgery to remove a tumor from the lining of his brain.
» August 6, 1998:
In Chicago, Jack Brickhouse, the long–time voice of the Cubs, dies at the age of 82. Brickhouse was the play–by–play announcer from 1941–81. Jack also handled the White Sox announcing from 1948–67 and was the radio voice for the Bears from 1953–76. He even did Bulls games in the 60s, signing the deal for WGN over drinks with the team's owner.