Call Tom Cheek a winner

The late, great Tom Cheek calls one of his 4,306 consecutive regular-season Blue Jays games. He...

The late, great Tom Cheek calls one of his 4,306 consecutive regular-season Blue Jays games. He also called 41 post-season games. (Joe Warmington/Toronto Sun files)

BOB ELLIOT, QMI Agency

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Tom Cheek finally won the Ford C. Frick award Dec. 5 in Nashville.

His wife, Shirley Cheek, was asked what her late husband would say, had he been alive for the news?

“Tom would have said, ‘There are so many people more deserving than I am,’ ” Shirley said.

 


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