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Jack Corrigan (sportscaster)

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Jack Corrigan
Born
John Joseph Corrigan

(1952-09-12) September 12, 1952 (age 67)
OccupationSports broadcaster
Author
Years active1979-present

John Joseph "Jack" Corrigan (born September 12, 1952 in Cleveland, Ohio) is an American sports broadcaster and author. He has been the radio announcer for the Colorado Rockies in Major League Baseball since 2002. Previously, he spent 18 years as the television announcer for the Cleveland Indians.

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delight in sports crabs great to be back we end this in time and we appreciate everybody out on the twitter and everywhere else who wears a who was wondering where we work or back everything's good uh... so the people here at uh... to write the sports and solve the problem good work to uh... wrecking the steven that's a merrell slip uh... so uh... high school football alum announcers you know their it's a hard job and i'm very critical of the because there's some really terrible ones and it's not so much their fault that we hire some puzzling people the insistence on hiring former athletes to be broadcasters puzzles me you know i have the baseball package so i was in the uh... the on the radio city i hear all these local announcers doing baseball during the season and you realize that the these great broadcasters all over the country in many cases these local guys are so much better than some network people and beyond local major league sports now we have uncovered brilliance at the high school this is a game between the norcross blue devils and the mill creek hawks in georgia bluedevils what but i don't know and as you'll see here they guy calling the game i don't know but i can't uh... i don't wanna i don't think it anywhere from he's awesome effecting any sort of involved on the left side and old fax line and testify left medical supplies enough love safety effectively the capital budgets at night twenty five point via facebook double right safety difficult by flight stoppages catholics point texas honest pipe with that fluffy take you to get it okay so apparently of the word is no then the ballpark that's good touchdown him guys good every yard line dreaded so good not a moderate then i'm very little and i've already been a ticket taught that love it meant by laura balance for working we don't even know with or doing it we can find out on a bunch of side i can't find everybody thought it we don't know who this guy is his plan test it is great it's the it's got it's got a loan thingy he says every online their own it i love it you're good uh... my god so anyway their game but apparently norcross come up to a vaguely mill creek i came back uh... and then it uh... in a new dramatically but uh... with the norcross victory i think but the moment he's got one more other great call of a lot of labor and we have his own red so here's the here's the best gone of course he will take you all the way down the field infy puritan com sack itself it was quite surprised was getting at that point fifty liberal in little rock the entire get our way is the best somebody find out what his name is and let us know and we will marie adult listener georgia high school football or home register the things that he's great nice job what if i never has been met with along with rudy maga within wrote him an important message for you describe below this broad

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Early life and education

Corrigan grew up in the West Park neighborhood on Cleveland's west side. His large Irish-American family attended nearby Catholic church, Our Lady of Angels, where he also attended grade school. He attended St. Ignatius High School in Cleveland, where he played football, graduating in 1970.[1]

He attended Cornell University, where he played wide receiver for four seasons. He graduated in 1974.[2] He earned a master's degree in Speech from Kent State University.[3] He wrote his master's thesis on NFL Films.[2]

Broadcasting career

Corrigan started his broadcasting career in Youngstown, Ohio. He then moved on to Richmond, Virginia, before returning to Cleveland.[2] He spent 18 years in the television booth for the Cleveland Indians from 1983, 1985-2001 on WUAB, which had given him the longest tenure among television announcers in Indians history. Corrigan since has been surpassed by former Indians CF Rick Manning who started full-time in 1990 and is still with the team.

From 1982-1988 (during the baseball off season) he was the TV voice of the National Basketball Association's Cleveland Cavaliers, whose games were on WUAB.

Signature calls

  • It's touch 'em all time for (player's name)![2] - for a home run hit by the Rockies (carried over from his time with the Indians).

Author

In 2005, Corrigan wrote Warning Track, published by Peakview Press (May 25, 2005) ISBN 0-9766615-0-0.[4]

Personal life

Corrigan and his wife, Lisa, have two children, Megan and Mike. He also is the brother to Princeton University defensive end, Daniel Corrigan. Daniel Corrigan leads the Tigers in touchdowns, tackles, sacks and punt returns and currently[when?] is a history teacher at his alma mater Saint Ignatius Highschool In 2006, he suffered two minor strokes, missing several games. He was diagnosed with atrial fibrillation.[5]

References

  1. ^ [1] (accessed February 28, 2010)
  2. ^ a b c d Brad Herzog Play Ball! Cornell Alumni Magazine, Monday, 25 August 2008 (accessed February 28, 2010)
  3. ^ Colorado Rockies Official Bio (accessed February 28, 2010)
  4. ^ https://www.amazon.com/dp/0976661500
  5. ^ "Notes: Corrigan back in the booth".
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