Baseball broadcaster and former player who became beloved by Chicago Cubs fans as the team's television color commentator for two decades. As a player, he is best remembered for his 1980 season with the Baltimore Orioles, when he won the Cy Young Award and was named an All-Star.
He was an excellent multi-sport athlete as a young man, winning championships in tennis and ping pong.
Despite being embraced by fans, he was controversial among people in the Cubs organization for his many highly-critical statements regarding the team's play over the years.
He was married to Nancy Nathanson from 1970 to 1972. He later married Lisa Stone in 2006.
He spent fourteen years in the broadcast booth with famed Cubs announcer Harry Caray.