Longtime Indians broadcaster Hegan dies at 71
Mike Hegan, a former major league player who was a longtime broadcaster with the Cleveland Indians, has died. He was 71.CLEVELAND -- Mike Hegan, a former major league player who was a longtime broadcaster with the Cleveland Indians, has died. He was 71.
The Indians say Hegan had his family by his side when he died Wednesday morning in Hilton Head, S.C. No other details were provided by the team.
Hegan was a radio and TV broadcaster for the Indians for 23 years. He retired after the 2011 season. He also spent 12 seasons as a broadcaster with the Milwaukee Brewers.
The son of former Indians catcher Jim Hegan made the AL All-Star team with the Seattle Pilots in 1969 and helped the Oakland Athletics win the 1972 World Series. He also played in the 1964 World Series with the New York Yankees.
Hegan hit .242 with 53 homers and 229 RBIs in 965 career games with three organizations, getting most of his time at first base and in the outfield.
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