Chargers legend Hank Bauer joins The Mighty 1090!


Broadcast Company of the Americas is pleased to announce that former Chargers Player and Broadcaster Hank “The Hammer” Bauer is joining Mighty 1090 as its key NFL / Chargers analyst.

Hank will be joining Mighty 1090 morning host Dan Sileo and the afternoon team of Scott and BR for twice- weekly segments beginning Friday August 28tth and continuing through the entire NFL season. Hank will bring his insight, wit, and extensive knowledge of the game in an entertaining, interactive manner.

The segments will air at 7:35am and 4:35pm each Friday and Monday through the season.

Bauer spent 7 years with the Chargers as player accomplishing numerous achievements, including

  • 40th Anniversary All Time Team
  • 50 Greatest Chargers Team
  • 2-time NFL Special Teams Player of the Year
  • Team Captain
  • Most Inspirational

Hank also spent years as a Chargers Coach – working with running backs and special teams.

Bauer’s broadcast career includes 15 years a Sports Anchor for KFMB Channel 8 in San Diego and 17 years as Chargers Radio Color Analyst.

In addition to his duties with the Mighty 10090 this year, Hank will serve as color analyst for a number of nationally broadcast NFL games on the Sports USA network, including ESPN 1700 in San Diego.

BCA Programming / Operations Manager Mike Shepard commented “Hank is simply one-of-a-kind. His football experience and knowledge and insight is amazing, but even more importantly his on-air presence and sense of humor makes him a true entertainer and a perfect fit for the Mighty 1090”!

Bauer responded “I’m really looking forward to having fun with the pros at 1090, most of whom I’ve known and respected for many many years.”



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