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Many of those who attended the toast had special memories of meeting Caray while he was alive. Others recalled moving away from Chicago and watching him announce Cub games on cable, giving them a taste of home.
Harry Caray may be gone, but he’s certainly not forgotten.
Organizers say that people on six continents toasted the late Harry Caray to mark the Hall of Fame broadcaster’s 98th birthday on Thursday.
It’s been a rough couple of months for the Harry Caray statue that sits outside Wrigley Field.
Workers accidentally damaged the base of the Harry Caray statue at Wrigley Field while making preparations for the Nov. 20 Illinois-Northwestern football game.
On September 7, the Chicago Cubs will dedicate a statue to Hall of Famer Billy Williams. The ceremony will take place on the corner of Sheffield and Addison, where the Harry Caray statue once stood.
On September 1 the Cubs will rededicate the Harry Caray statue after its moved from its current location, Sheffield and Addison, to right outside the entrance to the bleachers.
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