27 Incredible Harry Caray Quotes

27 Incredible Harry Caray Quotes

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Harry Caray was a baseball broadcaster on radio and television. He spent the first 25 years of his career announcing for the St. Louis Cardinals. He broadcaster for 3 World Series during his career and is most known for beginning the tradition of singing “Take Me Out To The Ball Game” during the seventh inning stretch. He died of cardiac arrest in 1998.

“Aw, how could he (Jorge Orta) lose the ball in the sun, he’s from Mexico.”

“Booze, broads, and bullshit. If you got all that, what else do you need?”

“Cubs win! Cubs Win! Cubs win!”

“He sang it four times, and he’s the only guy who got progressively worse. The first time he was late, just finished playing golf, and he had to run up the ramps with his bad knees. He ran through it in about 15 seconds. He’s gone operatic. Staccato. He’s tried scat. Let’s just say as a singer, he’s a great football coach.”

“Hello again, everybody. It’s a bee-yooo-tiful day for baseball.”

“Holy Cow!”

“I figure I had no business being here this long anyway, so what do you care how old I am? I’ve been on borrowed time for years. You know my old saying: live it up, the meter’s running. I’ve always said that if you don’t have fun while you’re here, then it’s your fault. You only get to do this once.”

“I got boxes and boxes of mail in that hospital. I could never possibly answer all of that mail.”

“I knew the profanity used up and down my street would not go over the air…”

“I know it’s the fans that are responsible for me being here. I’ve always tried in each and every broadcast to serve the fans to the best of my ability.”

“I still love it. Always have, always will.”

“I would always sing it (Take Me Out To The Ballgame) because I think it’s the only song I knew the words to.”

“I would lose my people ? cab drivers, bartenders and others, … who can’t afford cable TV.”

“I’ll tell you what’s helped me my entire life. I look at baseball as a game. It’s something where people can go out, enjoy and have fun. Nothing more.”

“It could be, it might be, It is! A home run!”

“It’s the fans that need spring training. You gotta get ‘em interested. Wake ‘em up and let ‘em know that their season is coming, the good times are gonna roll.”

“I’ve only been doing this fifty-four years. With a little experience, I might get better.”

“My whole philosophy is to broadcast the way a fan would broadcast.”

“Not only do I like to go to bars because I like to drink, I do like to drink, but I go because who do you see there? Baseball fans.”

“Now, you tell me, if I have a day off during the baseball season, where do you think I’ll spend it? The ball park.”

“Oh, I get a little tired now and then, but knowing my lifestyle, that’s only natural.”

“Poppppppppped him up!”

“We all know the moon isn’t made out of blue cheese…but if it was made out of bbq spare ribs would you eat it?”

“When I die, I hope they don’t cremate me ‘cuz I’ll burn forever.”

“You could tell he (President Ronald Reagan) was an old radio guy. He never once looked at the television monitor.”

“You know Alou’s name spelled backwards is Uola? That sounds like a first name, Uola.”

“You know they’re not going to lose 162 consecutive games.”