1939 - 2008
Skip Caray was born n St. Louis. He came to radio naturally. His father is legendary Cubs announcer Harry Carry. His career began in the 60's as an announcer for the Atlanta Crackers. In 1967 he became the voice of the NBA's St. Louis Hawks who the following year moved to Atlanta. Skip was the original play-by-play radio announcer for the Atlanta franchise. In 1975, he began a 33 year career as a Braves announcer. In 2004, Caray was inducted into the Atlanta Braves Hall of Fame and is a six time winner of the Georgia Sportscaster of the Year Award. Skip devoted many hours to volunteer work including for local charities including the Hemophilia Association and served as a board member for Camp Twin Lakes.
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