Bruce Miles

Chicago Cubs Beat Writer
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Bruce Miles has been covering the Chicago Cubs for the Daily Herald since 1998 and Major League Baseball since 1989.

He joined the paper in 1988 as a copy editor in the sports department. He also has covered high school and college sports. Miles worked on the Chicago Bears beat in 1997 and covered the Chicago Wolves professional hockey team from 1995-98.

Miles has traveled to Japan with the Cubs and worked on the paper's coverage of the Chicago White Sox during their playoff run to the 2005 world championship. He also covered the historic NHL All-Star Game in 1991 at Chicago Stadium at the outset of the first Gulf War, when a stirring rendition of the national anthem rocked the old building.

With Cubs radio play-by-play announcer Pat Hughes, Miles co-authored the book, "Harry Caray: Voice of the Fans." He is a Hall of Fame voter in the Baseball Writers Association of America. He has incorporated the science of sabermetrics into his baseball stories and blogs.

Miles is a graduate of Schaumburg High School and Loyola University Chicago.

Before joining the Daily Herald on a full-time basis, he worked in corporate communications with the Zurich Insurance Co. and also with the National Association of College Admissions Counselors.

A native of Chicago, he resides in Schaumburg with his family.

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