"Someday the Chicago Cubs are going to be in the World Series" -Harry Caray, 1991
By: Legacy Staff
4 years ago
Harry Caray spent 16 years giving voice to the hopes and dreams of Chicago Cubs fans. Those dreams were dashed, more often than not, but the unmistakable exuberance and energy of Caray's color commentary made it a lot easier for fans to take. Caray spent decades calling games, turning each inning into a new chance for glory and getting generations hooked on the beauty of America's pastime. Caray is never far from a Cubs fan's heart. Now on the 100th anniversary of his birth, we look back at his life, legend, and legacy.
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Harry Caray in 1991: "Someday the Chicago Cubs are going to be in the World Series"