Worldwide Toast to Harry Caray

20th ANNUAL WORLDWIDE TOAST TO HARRY CARAY:
SPACE: THE INFINITE FRONTIER

As is tradition every year, fans around the world will raise a drink to the memory of legendary Hall of Fame baseball announcer Harry Caray. Over the years, more than five million fans from all 50 states and over 200 countries have joined in the annual tribute to the legendary baseball broadcaster. Harry, who was known to fans as the Cub Fan Bud Man, estimated that he consumed over 73,000 Budweiser’s and 300,000 alcoholic beverages during his lifetime.

It’s been 20 years since Harry’s passing, but his spirit lives on in fans around the world. Fans are invited to join Ryne Sandburg, Marv Levy and Dutchie Caray and other celebs in toasting Harry at Harry Caray’s Italian Steakhouse, River North on Thursday, February 15th from 3p-7p. WGN Radio’s Roe Conn Show will broadcast live from Harry’s bar. Toast time is 6:30pm CST.

Those not able to join the ceremony at Harry’s can listen live on 720AM in the Chicagoland area or tune in online or live stream the entire Toast from anywhere in the world and raise a glass to Harry! Tweet or Instagram your toast using #ToastToHarry and @HarryCarays.

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ABOUT THE TOAST TO HARRY

As is the tradition every year, fans around the world will raise a drink to the memory of legendary Hall of Fame baseball announcer Harry Caray. Over the years, more than five million fans from all 50 states and over 200 countries have joined in the annual tribute to the legendary baseball broadcaster. Harry, who was known to fans as the Cub Fan Bud Man, estimated that he consumed over 73,000 Budweiser’s and 300,000 alcoholic beverages during his lifetime.

The Toast has been featured on countless television shows and newspapers from The Today Show to Good Morning America to the LA Times to the front page of the New York Times.  Numerous celebrities have joined in the tribute over the years, including former President Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton, Will Ferrell, Bill Murray, Harold Ramis, James Denton, Bonnie Hunt, Randy Jackson, Jeremy Piven, John Cusack, Karen Allen, Jim Belushi, Robert Conrad, William Petersen, Frank Caliendo, Jeff Garlin, Gary Sinise, Joe Mantegna, Timothy Hutton, Linda Fiorentino, Steven Soderberg, Brian Williams, Katie Couric, Bob Costas, Keith Olbermann, Bill Weir, Bill Kurtis, Eddie Vedder, Billy Corgan, Cheap Trick, Max Weinberg, Tom Ricketts, Marv Levy, John McDonough, Kerry Wood, Ryan Dempster, Ernie Banks, Ryne Sandberg, Ron Kittle, Richard Dent, Bob Love, Patrick Kane, Bobby Hull, Otis Wilson and Brian Urlacher.