(CBS) – Hundreds of people crowded into the original Harry Caray’s steakhouse on Kinzie Street on Thursday night to offer a toast to the late Hall of Fame broadcaster.
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Also, organizers stressed a “Back to the Future” them, in reference to the Michael J. Fox series that boldly predicted that the Cubs would become the 2015 World Series champions.
Outside of the restaurant was the DeLorean coupe that was used in the movie, which now belongs to the Volo Auto Museum. Inside, fans donned massively out-sized eyeglass frames, reminiscent of the ones Caray wore until his death in 1998.