Monday, August 04, 2008

RIP Skip Caray

Steve Prestegard has a great obituary today for Skip Caray, longtime Atlanta Braves announcer, who died on Sunday. Included is a bunch of Caray's one-liners including a poke at political correctness.

During a period where Turner prohibited CNN announcers from using the word “foreign,” mandating “international” instead, a batter called time out and stepped out of the batter’s box because, Caray explained, “he had an international object in his eye.”

SOmewhere in Heaven there's a baseball game with Skip and his father Harry doing the commentary.