The legendary Harry Caray : baseball's greatest salesman
    (2019)

    Nonfiction

    Book

    Call Numbers:
    070.449796/ZMINDA,D

Availability

Locations Call Number Status
Adult Nonfiction 070.449796/ZMINDA,D Available

Details

PUBLISHED
Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2019]
DESCRIPTION
xvi, 317 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
ISBN/ISSN
9781538112946, 1538112949, 9781538112946
LANGUAGE
English
NOTES

Introduction -- The man who wasn't there -- Early days -- Voice of the Cardinals -- Changing times -- New partners -- KMOX -- Up and downs -- Glory days -- End of an era -- Siberia -- New man in town -- South Side blues -- A tumultuous year -- Harry, Jimmy & Bill -- Demolition -- Eddie & Jerry & Harry & Jimmy -- Harry heads North -- Superstar of the superstation -- Stroke and recovery -- The Mayor of Rush Street -- North Side vs. South Side -- Slips, strikes and controversies -- Last call -- A long goodbye -- Epilogue: Harry Caray's lasting impact

Harry Caray is one of the most famous and beloved sports broadcasters of all time, with a career that lasted over 50 years. This book is the first full-length biography of Caray since his death in 1998, featuring new information on his life and interviews with over 25 people who knew and worked with this broadcasting legend