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Name:    Caray (Carabina), Harry
Category:  Cultural Life
Born/Started:     Mar. 01, 1920
Died/Ended:     Feb. 19, 1998
Description:    A native St. Louisan, Harry Caray was a Hall of Fame broadcaster for the St. Louis Cardinals, the St. Louis Browns, the Oakland Athletics, the Chicago White Sox, and the Chicago Cubs.

Born Harry Christopher Carabina, he grew up at 1909 LaSalle Street in St. Louis and attended Dewey School and Webster Groves High School. He played on two local semi-pro baseball teams before starting his radio career. After announcing both Cardinals and Browns away games in 1945, the effusive Caray, famed for his trademark line "Holy Cow" after big plays, broadcast for the Cardinals from 1947 to 1969. One of baseball’s best-loved announcers, he then called Oakland A’s and Chicago White Sox games before capping his career with the Chicago Cubs. In 1989 he was inducted into the broadcasters’ wing of the Baseball Hall of Fame.

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