Top 5 Chicago Sportscaster moments of 2012 (Video)


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It was an extremely eventful year for Chicago sportscasters. Jim Deshaies replaced Bob Brenly in the booth for Cubs broadcasts after Brenly left to take the Arizona Diamondbacks job.

Sarah Kustok left Comcast Sports Net Chicago for Yes Network. She was replaced by Susanna Collins. White Sox colorman Hawk Harrelson continued to be an intolerable abomination to broadcasting.

What follows is a list of 5 memorable moments that involved all these tv personalities.

Click on any of the titles for more detail on these happenings

5. White Sox A.J. Pierzynski sends Sarah Kustok off with a pie in the face

Go here to watch her CSN goodbye

4. Hawk Harrelson  goes a minute of dead air at most critical part of Sox loss

3. Hawk’s EPIC rant against the umpire

2. Jeff Garlin demands Soriano trade; Len and Bob awkward pause

1. “I love you Sarah, you’re so beautiful” –Blackhawks fan

To learn a lot more about Kustok, and see more pics of her, go to my exclusive in-depth interview of Kustok in 2010

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