Harry Caray (Harry Christopher Carabina; March 1, 1914 – February 18, 1998) was an American baseball broadcaster on radio and television. He covered four baseball teams; St. Louis Cardinals, Oakland Athletics, Chicago White Sox and for the Chicago Cubs. He was known for broadcasting for the Chicago Cubs for sixteen years. He is the father of Skip Caray.
Caray died from a cardiac arrest after hitting his head on a dinner table. This was on February 18, 1998 in Rancho Mirage, California. He was 83 years old. He was soon buried in Des Plaines, Illinois.
References[change | change source]
- Bluth, Andrew (February 28, 1998). "Harry Caray Remembered As Baseball Ambassador". The New York Times. Retrieved May 4, 2010.
Other websites[change | change source]
Media related to Harry Caray at Wikimedia Commons
- Harry Caray's Restaurant website. Includes biographical details and pictures.
- Baseball Hall of Fame - Frick Award recipient
- Preview of "Holy Cow" Harry's Book, and life
- Hello Again Everybody The Harry Caray Documentary