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Nurturing H-F community helped Sox announcer Jason Benetti find his way to success

White Sox play-by-play announcer Jason Benetti, left, with Homewood-Flossmoor High varsity baseball coach John McCarthy. (Marilyn Thomas/H-F Chronicle)Jason Benetti, Chicago White Sox play-by-play broadcaster, said the first baseball game he ever called was for Vikings baseball at Homewood-Flossmoor High School.

When Benetti shared that insight, he got rousing applause from the crowd at the Vikings Baseball Boosters Club banquet Saturday, Jan. 29.

“I am not here if H-F didn’t have the resources in my field — to have the highest power high school radio station in the country . . .

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