Sherman: Harry Caray remains common thread for Cubs, Cardinals

From SABR member Ed Sherman at the Chicago Tribune on October 9, 2015:

If only Harry Caray were around to see this. Can’t you just hear him opening a broadcast?

“Boy, oh boy,” Caray would cackle with that slight gargle in his voice. “The Cubs and Cardinals playing meaningful games in October? This must be heaven, right?”

If the Cubs and Cardinals have a common thread in their long history, it is Caray. His truly one-of-a-kind broadcast style filled up the broadcast booths for both teams; and don’t forget his 11 years with the White Sox. And in the process, Caray’s star was as big, if not bigger, than the players in his calls.

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Originally published: October 13, 2015. Last Updated: October 13, 2015.