Cleveland Indians To Honor Mike Hegan Saturday
September 20, 2011 at 4:42 PM (PT)
CLEVELAND INDIANS radio analyst MIKE HEGAN will be honored prior to SATURDAY night's game at PROGRESSIVE FIELD as he celebrates his 50th anniversary in professional baseball and prepares to step down from his radio position after the season.
HEGAN played 12 seasons in the major leagues before moving into broadcasting with the MILWAUKEE BREWERS in 1977, then joined the INDIANS in 1989. He is a nominee for the 2012 FORD C. FRICK Award from the BASEBALL HALL OF FAME and is being inducted into the CLEVELAND SPORTS HALL OF FAME on THURSDAY (9/22). After the season, HEGAN will be joining the INDIANS Alumni Ambassador program.
The INDIANS are heard on a network headed by CLEAR CHANNEL Talk WTAM-A/CLEVELAND.