Charley Steiner's name will live forever, at least at his alma mater.
"It's really overwhelming," Steiner said. "It will be there after I'm gone."
Steiner, who started his career at Bradley's campus radio station in 1967, has been a member of the
Steiner, 65, said he had $700 to his name when he graduated from Bradley in 1971.
"You get to a certain point in your life where you want to give back," he said.
"Our national pastime is proudly the game of broadcasters," Selig said in a statement. "As such, it is a privilege to join the Dodgers in applauding Charley's career in baseball and this extraordinary recognition from his alma mater."
Steiner noted that Bradley and Peoria, Ill., where it's located, have turned out such renowned broadcasters as the late Chick Hearn of the Lakers, Ralph Lawler of the Clippers, the late Jack Brickhouse of the Chicago Cubs, the late Bill King of the