Posts tagged "Ron Santo"

People With Passion: Chuck Swirsky

People With Passion: Chuck Swirsky
A People with Passion series Chicago journalism December 9, 2011: Chuck Swirsky In the 19th installment of Jack M Silverstein’s Chicago journalism People With Passion series, Chicago Bulls radio play-by-play man Chuck Swirsky explains his on-air relationship with color man Bill Wennington, and tells the story of Ron Santo’s hiring at WGN in 1989. -... Read more »

"Be glad you're not them"-- Telander's style on full display

"Be glad you're not them"-- Telander's style on full display
In my introductory post last week, I gave you a list of the four Chicago sportswriters who helped shape me as a writer. Rick Telander was among those names, and it was his experience in the summer of 1974 that led him to pen Heaven Is a Playground which I read in 2004, instantly making... Read more »