Jack Quinlan

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Birthday
23, 1927
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
Mar 18, 1965 (38)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
23, 1927
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
Mar 18, 1965 (38)

About

Revered sportscaster remembered for being the radio voice of the Chicago Cubs from 1955 to 1964. Among his most famous calls are the 1960 All-Star Game and the May 1960 ho-hitter thrown by Cubs pitcher Don Cardwell.

Before Fame

He was born in Peoria, Illinois and attended the University of Notre Dame.

Trivia

An annual Chicago area golf tournament was created in his name shortly after his 1965 death resulting from a car accident.

Family Life

He had three children with his wife, Marilyn.

Associated With

He shared the broadcast booth with Baseball Hall of Famer Lou Boudreau in the late 50's and early 60's.