Posted by Cubnut at 12/02/2008
- Former Cub Dan Plesac, who I thought did a passable job of studio analysis for Comcast and seemed like a candidate to step permanently into the Cub announcers booth if/when Bob Brenly gets his next managing gig, is leaving the local airwaves for a job at the new MLB television network.
- Harry Caray, whose appeal as a Chicago personality and pitchman has been dulled not one bit by the inconvenience of his passing, is featured in the audio track of a new NBC spot promoting the New Year's Day Blackhawks/Red Wings game at Wrigley Field. (To see the commercial, go here and enter "Wrigley Field" in the search field.)
- And thirdly, Ed Sherman, who formerly covered golf and the sports media beat for the Tribune, is now blogging on behalf of Crain's Chicago Business.
I am pleased by the returns of the one-time author of 1060west and Ed Sherman, I am ambivalent about seeing Dan Plesac leave, and as for Harry, I feel like he has never really left.