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Carabina, Harry Christopher (Caray, Harry)

Born: 1919 AD
Died: 1998 AD, at 78 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Announcer, Journalist, Sportscaster


1914 - Born on March 1st in St. Louis, Missouri. American baseball announcer whose exuberant coverage of major league games made him a favourite of fans for over 50 years.


1968 - Suffered two broken legs after being run over by a taxi.


1971 - Caray joined the Chicago White Sox.


1975 - Married to Dolores "Dutchie" Goldmann on May 19th.


1982 - Caray continued the tradition with Cubs fans after switching teams.


1987 - He suffered a stroke.


1989 - His trademark expression "Holy cow!" and his raspy seventh-inning-stretch renditions of "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" became legendary, and he was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.


          - Inducted into the American Sportscasters Association Hall of Fame.         


          - Recipient of the Ford Frick Award for meritorious service to broadcasting.


1990 - Harry Caray was inducted into the Radio Hall of Fame.


1998 - Died on February 18th in Rancho Mirage, California.




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