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Kris Bryant Jersey down the road

The Chicago Cubs have Kris Bryant Jersey boasted some outstanding broadcasters over the years. The iconic Jack Brickhouse and Harry Caray, simply put, were the Cubs for years and years. Their legacy lives on today in so many ways – both at Wrigley Field and in the hearts of fans everywhere. But Kris Bryant Jersey down the road, when we look back at these recent years of Cubs baseball, there’s going to be a new name in their ranks in current radio play-by-play man Pat Hughes. The 2018 campaign will mark 40 years since he first called games for the San Jose Missions. Five years later, he was behind the mic for the Minnesota Twins. In 1988, Hughes took a job with the Marquette men’s basketball team handling the play-by-play duties. Prior to joining Cubs radio, Hughes worked along side Bob Uecker calling games for the Milwaukee Brewers. After a 12-year stint with the Brewers, Hughes joined the Cubs’ broadcasting ranks in 1996. In Hughes’ first season as Cubs’ radio man, the team posted a record of 76-86, finishing fourth in the National League Central. That year’s Cubs team was led by 32-year-old Mark Grace who slashed .331/.396/.455 with nine home runs and 75 RBI. Along with Grace, the 1996 Cubs also featured a 40-home run performance from a 27-year-old Sammy Sosa and a lackluster campaign from an aging Ryne Sandberg. Hughes had to wait until the 2003 season to call a division-winning season. Under manager Dusty Baker, the Cubs won 88 games, ultimately falling to the Florida Marlins in the NLCS (thanks Bartman … just kidding). The Cubs made back-to-back playoff appearances in both 2007 and 2008, winning the NL Central crown both years. Chicago, however, lost via sweep in the first round in each of those seasons. After that 2008 sweep at the hands of the Los Angeles Dodgers, the Cubs didn’t make it back to the postseason until 2015. They failed to win another division crown until 2016. Through all the down years and constant fifth place Chicago Cubs Jerseys finishes, Hughes pushed on, never getting too high or too low behind the microphone. The postseason years Beginning in 2015, the Cubs entered what fans hope to be a long window of winning on the North Side. And, like always, Hughes was the man behind the microphone. After a “warm-up” season in 2015 in which the Cubs won 97 games and made it all the way to the NLCS, many knew 2016 was the Cubs’ year. The team did not disappoint, winning 103 Javier Baez Jersey games and eventually capturing their first World Series title in 108 years. Lost in the team’s historic run in 2016, Pat Hughes