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Harry Caray


1914 Born March 1, in St. Louis, Missouri
1915 Father dies
1924 Mother dies, moves in with an aunt in Webster Groves
1932 Starts first job as a sales correspondent
1941 Begins broadcasting career with WJOL in Joliet, Illinois
1945 Begins broadcasting for the St. Louis Cardinals on KMOX-TV
and Radio
1969 Fired from broadcasting for the Cardinals
1970 Broadcasts for the Oakland A's on KNRB radio
1971 Begins broadcasting for the Chicago White Sox
1975 Fired from White Sox by John Allyn
1975 Marries Delores, also known as "Dutchie"
1976 Bill Veeck buys the White Sox and rehires Caray
1982 Begins broadcasting for the Chicago Cubs on WGN-TV and radio
1987 Opens his restaurant, Harry Caray's, on Kirk Street in Chicago
1987 Suffers from a stroke
1989 Writes book Holy Cow!
1989 Inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame
1995 Suffers a heart attack
1997 Starts only broadcasting for Chicago Cubs home games
1998 Dies from complications resulting from a heart attack

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