List of Chicago Cubs broadcasters

Some notable broadcasters:

[*] Ford C. Frick Award - Resource: MLB




  • Harry Caray (1982–97) "It might be... it could be... it is!" "Holy cow!" "Cubs win!" [*]
    • In 1987, Caray suffered a stroke during the offseason leading to his absence from the broadcast booth for most of the first two months of the season. To fill the void, a series of celebrity guest announcers appeared on the WGN telecasts in his place.[2]
  • Steve Stone (1983-2000, 2003-2004)
  • Dewayne Staats (1985-1989)
  • Dave Nelson (1988-1989)
  • Ron Santo (1990-2010) "Boy, oh boy..."
  • Bob Brenly (1990-91 radio; 2005-2012 TV)
  • Thom Brennaman (1990–95)
  • Pat Hughes (1996–present) "This ball's got a chaaaance...GONE!" "Get out the tape measure, LONG gone!"
  • Dan Roan (1980s–present; substitute broadcaster and host of certain specials; WGN only)
  • Josh Lewin (1997)


  • Andy Masur (1998-2006); secondary play-by-play and pre-post game host
  • Chip Caray (1998-2004) "Swung on and belted!" "Fisted!"
  • Joe Carter (2001–02) "Like a deer with headlights!"
  • Dave Otto (2001–02) "You gotta be some kind of strong..."
  • Len Kasper (2005–present) "Way back! It's outta here!" "They've gone back-to-back!"
  • Dan Plesac (2005-2008; substitute broadcaster; CSN Chicago only)
  • Cory Provus (2007-2008); secondary play-by-play and pre-post game host
  • Judd Sirott (2009-2014); secondary play-by-play and pre-post game host
  • Keith Moreland (2011-2013)
  • Jim Deshaies (2013–present)
  • Ron Coomer (2014–present)
  • Mark Grote (2015–2017); pre-post game host; substitute play-by-play
  • Zach Zaidman (2018-present)[3]


  1. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-12-03. Retrieved 2013-04-30.
  2. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-07-10. Retrieved 2010-06-14.

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