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Jack Brickhouse. Inset: Hey-Hey

Monument to Jack Brickhouse, Famous Announcer

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Chicago, Illinois

By the time we got to Chicago, the Michigan Avenue statue of Cubs announcer Jack Brickhouse, all by itself on the sidewalk -- a big blocky announcers desk, showing Brickhouse from the waist up -- doesn't seem that odd to us.

Dedicated in 2000, the statue has on the bottom, in brass, Brickhouse's catch phrase. This phrase is how future generations of Chicagoans will know him, and perhaps all you need from any memorial:


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Monument to Jack Brickhouse, Famous Announcer

N. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL
On N. Michigan Ave., just south of the Tribune Tower.
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