Pat Hughes, Ernie Banks, Billy Williams & Fergie Jenkins to be featured in hour-long special Aug. 10
WGN Radio and the Chicago Cubs will host a special edition of Cubs Corner honoring Ron Santo this Wednesday, August 10 at Wildfire Chicago from 12-1 p.m. On the same day that Santo’s statue will be unveiled outside Wrigley Field, Cubs radio broadcaster Pat Hughes and Cubs Hall of Famers and former Santo teammates Ernie Banks, Billy Williams and Fergie Jenkins will reminisce about the late Cubs legend during this live broadcast event, hosted by WGN Radio’s Dave Eanet. Members of the audience will have an opportunity to submit questions for the panel during the show to WGN Sports Night co-hosts Brian Noonan and Andrea Darlas.
The event is sold out, but fans can listen to the broadcast on 720-AM, as well as online at wgnradio.com/listen and on mobile devices, including the iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, BlackBerry and Droid. Details at wgnradio.com/mobile.
Media interested in covering the event should contact Jenny Stephen at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cubs Corner is a series of one-hour radio broadcasts hosted over lunch at Wildfire Chicago (159 W. Erie Street in Chicago) featuring Cubs players, coaches, legends and management. The August 10 event is sold out, but tickets for the two remaining 2011 events are available for $50 per person, including a lunch of signature Wildfire dishes. For details on upcoming Cubs Corner events, visit wgnradio.com/events.