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Bulls, White sox, Bears & More Pro Teams Issue Statements on Passing of Chicago Blackhawks Owner

Published July 26, 2023 at 1:28 PM
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Following the heartbreaking passing of Rocky Wirtz, owner of the Chicago Blackhawks, several other Chicago sports owners have released touching statements on behalf of their respective teams.

Jerry Reinsdorf, chairman of the Chicago Bulls and White Sox, and his son, Michael, CEO of the Bulls, conveyed their heartfelt condolences. George H. McCaskey, chairman of the Chicago Bears, and Tom Ricketts, chairman of the Chicago Cubs, also expressed their sympathies.

The sports community mourns the loss of a great man who made an indelible impact on Chicago sports.

The full statements can be read here:



Rocky Wirtz's legacy will forever be remembered, not only for the Blackhawks' triumphs but also for his generosity and commitment to the city and its people. His passing leaves a void that will be felt by many. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Wirtz family during this difficult time.
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