SportsTalk Live: Harry Caray's legacy
Thu, 28 Feb 2013|
The SportsTalk Live panel discusses what made Harry Caray great and what his legacy is in the city of Chicago - 2/28
He's my favorite announcer of all time in any sport and there are some great -- Jack brick house was a great announcer I mean. Vince Lloyd was great Lloyd Pettit called Blackhawk Hockey back in the next week before your time and -- -- before your -- you and I remember that. But to me hairy was that was my guy that was my favorite hoosiers you know I I'd -- -- -- guy because I grew up on Jack brick house but I loved here he -- on the radio from Saint Louis. I was telling the guys before the show. I think he's I would -- -- in the sixties when Leo got the Cubs going and I was this high. We would put that. Radio on the KM OX and here he was phenomenal I mean he as he got older I think he became more entertaining he became a Carriker got here future exactly. But when he was in his heyday. Seems like he is giving you a lot of inside and knowledge he's terrific for better for worse he lives on through Ryan Dempster. You know. Cars hit half of that -- the presence could certainly go ahead and Harry Carey was the reason why I'd gotten to broadcasting's -- want to do this. You know growing up watching among them Cubs games don't have members of the Cardinals like -- I remember him with the Cubs and being so grandfatherly and funny and he is not is not the type of -- throw on today but he's the reason -- -- to broadcast but -- back in the day he called college football he called basketball. He called baseball when he was. Sharp as they came are talking about not this and he said. There was nobody technically better than Harry -- but see your generation only remembers that Ryan Sanders assessments maintenance. And the different that's a safer better for worse fifty years from now that's probably did Harry -- that that you know. That the average person is gonna think about you know you think about. The Will Ferrell impression everything about Ryan Dempster Newton and I don't think they're doing these hosts fifteen years you know after he dies if it weren't for those days I think that's what made him the grand scale that. That is now or he's still celebrated all these years later and there toasting him right fireworks and -- prepare for his birthday because of -- And his his late son skip who did the Braves teams for years. I thought he was phenomenal I mean he was so irreverent and he had some really bad Braves teams. And he would be like skin in the TV guide for what to watch when they got home I mean he had a terrific sense -- humor that he did. All right let's go out to Harry -- at navy -- for the annual world wide toast to the late great broadcaster. I don't really chaotic kind of free. Yeah. Religions I created timeliness of -- knows please. I don't wanna look at everybody. To that fifteenth annual world wide toast to Harry. We're gonna tell us on the count 301. -- two. On three. And now I -- turner over to the living legend Jim Koreans. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- But it's not the nuts and cracked it Zach. I don't terrified. Packed and it's root root -- -- -- Duties that it that it gold waited -- us. Well that's one. The strikes the routes that no. Bo. Yeah.