Former Birmingham Sports Host Ben Cook Dies At 69
July 13, 2015 at 4:07 AM (PT)
Condolences to family and friends of former WJOX/BIRMINGHAM sports host BEN COOK, who died FRIDAY (7/10) at 69, according to the BIRMINGHAM NEWS/AL.COM.
COOK, a former columnist for the now-defunct BIRMINGHAM POST-HERALD, co-hosted afternoons with HERB WINCHES at WJOX and WERC-A for several years, and also hosted the "TRIPLE PLAY" baseball show. In addition, he served for many years as the public address announcer for BIRMINGHAM BARONS minor league baseball at the old, legendary RICKWOOD FIELD, and was inducted into the BARONS' Hall of Fame in 2013.