He was the American League ROY in 1955, and according to Ted Williams had the best fastball of any left-hander he ever faced. His pitching career was effectively ended when he was hit in the eye by a line drive. He turned to broadcasting and was the Indians' radio broadcaster from 1968-1997.
I remember summer afternoons at my great-grandmother's house, listening to him on the radio.
"As you may have read in Robert Parker's Wine Newsletter, 'Donaghy Estates tastes like the urine of Satan, after a hefty portion of asparagus.'" Jack Donaghy, 30 Rock
1) The White Sox played in a dump in old Comiskey Park, and the last of the bad ballparks built in the new Comiskey Park, so, people from other areas don't make pilgrimages to visit their ballpark like people do to Fenway and Wrigley. 2)