Known for movies

Short Info

DiedFebruary 18, 1998, Rancho Mirage, California, United States
SpouseDolores Goldmann, Marian Binkin, Dorothy Kanz
MarkCaray continued the tradition with Cubs fans after switching teams in 1982
FactInducted into the American Sportscasters Association Hall of Fame in 1989.

Harry Caray was an American sportscaster on radio and television. He was born on March 1, 1914, in St. Louis, Missouri. His parents were Italian immigrants. He had four brothers and sisters. He attended Catholic schools.

His first job in broadcasting was with a St. Louis radio station. He began his career as a play-by-play announcer for the St. Louis Cardinals in 1945. He was known for his catchphrase, “Holy Cow!” He also announced for the Chicago White Sox and the Chicago Cubs.

He was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1989. He died on February 18, 1998, in Rancho Mirage, California.

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Full NameHarry Caray
DiedFebruary 18, 1998, Rancho Mirage, California, United States
ProfessionSports commentator, Voice Actor
EducationUniversity of Missouri


SpouseDolores Goldmann, Marian Binkin, Dorothy Kanz
ChildrenSkip Caray, Michelle McFadden, Elizabeth Caray, Patricia Eddy, Christopher Caray
ParentsChristopher Carabina, Daisy Capuran


MoviesRed River, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, Angel and the Badman, Trader Horn, Straight Shooting, The Shepherd of the Hills, Duel in the Sun, The Vanishing Legion, The Prisoner of Shark Island, The Spoilers, Beyond Tomorrow, So Dear to My Heart, The Last Outlaw, Man of the Forest, The Last of the Mohic...

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1Caray continued the tradition with Cubs fans after switching teams in 1982
2Wore huge black-rimmed glasses with thick blue lenses in his later years. Me Out To the Ball Game" during the seventh-inning stretch.


1Inducted into the American Sportscasters Association Hall of Fame in 1989.
2Portrayed by Will Ferrell on Saturday Night Live.
3Biography in: "American National Biography". Supplement 1, pp. 96-98. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002.
4While he was awarded the Ford Frick Award by the Hall of Fame, he (and all other recipients) is not considered a member of the Hall.
5Harry Caray was inducted into the Radio Hall of Fame in 1990.
6Father of Skip Caray, Grandfather of Chip Caray
7Interred at All Saints Cemetery, Des Plaines, Illinois, USA, in section 42w, block 22.
8Was orphaned at the age of 10.
9Was a major-league baseball broadcaster for 53 years; 25 with the St. Louis Cardinals, one with the Oakland Athletics, 11 with the Chicago White Sox and 16 with the Chicago Cubs.
10Suffered a stroke in 1987.
11Suffered two broken legs after being run over by a taxi in 1968.
12Collapsed at a Rancho Mirage, California, nightclub after a Valentine's Day dinner with his wife. After spending four days in a coma, Caray succumbed shortly after being removed from life-support.
13Led the crowds at Cubs games in singing "Take Me Out to the Ball Game." (Started the tradition at Comiskey Park with the White Sox in the 1970's.)



Ferris Bueller's Day Off1986TV Broadcaster (voice, uncredited)


Undercover Boss2010TV Series performer - 1 episode


Jimmy Buffett: Live at Wrigley Field - The Labor Day Weekend Shows2006Video dedication: this disc's for you


The 50th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards1998TV SpecialHimself (Memoriam)
When It Was a Game 21992TV Movie documentaryHimself (voice)
The Story of America's Classic Ballparks1991Video documentaryHimself
Uncle Buck1990TV SeriesHimself
1968 World Series1968TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Color Commentator
1967 World Series1967TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Announcer
1964 World Series1964TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Play-by-Play Announcer / Trophy Presentation

Archive Footage

Mike & Mike2014-2015TV SeriesHimself - Chicago Cubs Broadcaster
Baseball2010TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Prime 92010TV SeriesHimself
Cubs Forever: Celebrating 60 Years of WGN-TV and the Chicago Cubs2008TV Movie documentaryHimself
101 Most Unforgettable SNL Moments2004TV MovieHimself
Whose Curse Is Worse?: Red Sox and Cubs on Trial2004TV Movie documentaryHimself

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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