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Marshfield area Hall of Fame broadcaster dies

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WAUSAU, Wis. (WAOW) -

Jack Hackman, a Marshfield area radio host and Wisconsin Broadcaster Association Hall of Famer, has died.

He passed away Tuesday at the age of 85, according to the WBA.

Hackman is remembered for his broadcast career that lasted over 40 years, contributions to the comunity, and love for baseball.  A baseball field in Marshfield was named in his honor.

Hackman served three terms on the Marshfield City Council, and was inducted into the WBA Hall of Fame in 1995.

More details, including Hackman's Hall of Fame video, can be found here

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