Longtime Chicago Cubs broadcaster Pat Hughes will receive a plaque on the WGN Radio Walk of Fame later this month. Hughes is in his 19th season as the WGN Radio play-by-play voice of the Cubs. He joined WGN in 1996 after spending the previous 12 years on the Milwaukee Brewers Radio Network.
Hughes began his baseball play-by-play career in the minor leagues, calling action for the San Jose Missions and Columbus Clippers. Hughes was named the Illinois Sportscaster of the Year five times and earned Wisconsin Sportscaster of the Year Award honors three times. He most recently received the Illinois Broadcasters? Association Silver Dome Award for Best Play-By-Play in 2013.