What If Harry Caray Could Have Called The Cubs World Series Win?

November 3, 2016

5:16 pm

If only Harry Caray could have seen it. Born March 1, 1914, Caray spent his career being the sportscaster for major league baseball and the last sixteen as the announcer for the Chicago Cubs. Caray was also known for his infamous seventh-inning stretch “Take Me Out To The Ballgame” and was nicknamed “The Mayor of Rush Street,” a reference to Chicago’s famous tavern-dominated neighborhood and his known for his love of Budweiser beer.

As an ode to Caray, Budweiser in partnership with their ad agency VaynerMedia worked with Caray’s “family estate to obtain recordings of Mr. Caray’s voice and then layed it over footage of last night’s win and ruckus celebrations in Chicago,” according to AdAge.

“Sure as God made green apples the Chicago Cubs will be in a World Series” Harry Caray loved to say.


The Chicago Cubs are World Series Champions. Someday is today. #FlyTheW

Photo Courtesy of fellow diehard Cubs fan Andy Sternberg.

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Frank Gruber is the cofounder, CEO and Executive Editor of Tech.Co (formerly Tech Cocktail). He is the author of the book, Startup Mixology, Tech Cocktail’s Guide to Building, Growing, and Celebrating Startup Success. He is also a startup advisor and investor to startups. Find Frank Gruber online and follow him on Twitter at @FrankGruber.

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