On August 6, 1998, legendary broadcaster Jack Brickhouse dies from cardiac arrest at the age of 82. The likeable Brickhouse began his broadcasting career in 1934, working for a radio station in his native Peoria, Illinois. Known for his trademark home run call of “Hey Hey!,” Brickhouse announced Chicago Cubs games from 1941 to 1981. He also performed play-by-play for the Chicago White Sox from 1940 to 1967, and broadcast a total of over 5,000 games on radio and television in his standout career. In 1983, Brickhouse received the Hall of Fame’s prestigious Ford C. Frick Award for broadcasting excellence.