Tag: Harry Caray
Locking up Cubs legend Yosh Kawano also got Supreme Court OK
The top court’s ruling in favor of Trump’s travel ban harkens back to its notorious 1944 decision upholding the imprisonment of Japanese-Americans.
A chat with Bill Veeck, the most fun White Sox owner of all time
Veeck understood that you were supposed to enjoy going to the ball game.
All hail Steve Stone, the conscience of Chicago baseball
The broadcaster might have switched sides, but he’s beloved by everyone in the city.
Who really saved the White Sox?
Dick Allen saved the Chicago White Sox franchise—with the help of some flame-throwing young pitchers, Harry Caray, and later on Bill Veeck
Where were you in ’72?
Two great sports figures from 1972 return to the news for the day
Blitzkrieg: Sox’s Dayan “Tank” Viciendo on a roll
The White Sox clobber the Cleveland Indians to close in on first place
Can Chicago Do Better Than Detroit’s Robocop Statue?
Well, they’ve finally done it! Advocates in Detroit have raised more than $50,000 for a statue of cyborg-crimefighter Robocop. A worthy civic venture, indeed. It makes you wonder what kind of monument to pop culture we could build here in Chicago.
“So what am I doing here, wasting my time, cheering for jerks?”
Reader time capsule: once upon a time Mike Royko deserted the Cubs for the Sox.
‘Chasing’ the fever dream
Matt Liston’s 2003 Cubs documentary “Chasing October” doesn’t quite face up to the facts.
Doctors to the Stars; Harry for a Day
Doctors to the Stars There was silence on the set at LaSalle and Van Buren streets when Steve Martin pulled up his shirt. Dr. Alice Brandfonbrener listened to his heartbeat. “They wanted me there as fast as possible,” said Brandfonbrener, who is director of the Medical Program for Performing Artists at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Martin […]