Holy Cow!

New York: Villard, 1989. Hardcover. Hardcover. 246 pp. Generally fine except for a small spot top edge of text block. In bright, crisp dust jacket. Autobiography of one of the great (and most loved) characters baseball has ever known, broadcaster Harry Caray (194-1998). Caray grew up in the St. Louis neighborhood called "The Hill" (as did Yogi Berra and Joe Garagiola) and landed his first job as a baseball announcer in 1945 with the Cardinals. He called Cardinals games for 25 years, the team unexpectedly ending their relationship with him after the 1969 season (soem siad due to pressure from team owner Gussie Busch and sponsor Anheuser-Busch beer. He spent one season broadcasting for the Oakland Athletics but quicky tired of the antics of their owner Charley Finley. He joined the White Sox in 1971, leaving them for the crosstown rival Cubs in 1982. It was at Wrigley Field that Caray became best known nationwide with his 7th-inning stretch redition of "Take Me Out To The Ball Game" over the PA system. Near Fine / fine. Item #E25995
ISBN: 9780394574189

Price: $10.00

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