The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

November 7, 2013

Broadcaster leaves Cubs

Associated Press
The Clinton Herald

---- — CHICAGO — Chicago Cubs broadcaster Keith Moreland is leaving the job to spend more time with family.

The Cubs made the announcement Wednesday afternoon. Moreland took the WGN-AM job in February 2011, signing a three-year deal to replace the late Cubs Hall of Famer Ron Santo. Moreland is a former Chicago Cubs player (1982-87), He worked with Cubs play-by-play announcer Pat Hughes in the broadcast booth.

Moreland said in a note to WGN staff that he’d decided he wanted “to spend more time at home in Texas.” Before he worked for the Cubs, Moreland was a broadcaster for University of Texas baseball and football.