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Monday, January 23, 2023

Report: Chip Caray the new voice of the St. Louis Cardinals

The St. Louis Cardinals have found their new play-by-play announcer for the upcoming season.

First reported by Davis O’Brien with The Athletic, Chip Caray will join the St. Louis Cardinals as their new play-by-play announcer.

Chip Caray is the son of Skip Caray and grandson of former Cardinals announcer Harry Caray.

RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: January 23, 2023 at 08:10 PM | 12 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. Walt Davis Posted: January 23, 2023 at 08:45 PM (#6114101)
I hope for their sakes that he has gotten at least some of the blandness out of his schtick. A perfectly capable announcer but it was always like listening to a national announcer not taking sides -- i.e. pretty much the polar opposite of Harry. And never shy about pointing out the family heritage.
   2. sunday silence (again) Posted: January 23, 2023 at 09:17 PM (#6114112)
Nepo baby.
   3. Starring Bradley Scotchman as RMc Posted: January 24, 2023 at 07:00 AM (#6114155)
Fun fact, per Wiki: "Chip's twin sons, Christopher and Stefan, attended the University of Georgia, and began their professional sportscasting career with the Amarillo Sod Poodles." Presumably, one or both of them will be calling MLB games by the late 2020s or so...
   4. God can’t be all that impressed with Charles S. Posted: January 24, 2023 at 10:17 AM (#6114171)
This is good. I like it when people I hate go to work for organizations I hate. Helps me to keep focus.
   5. Mellow Mouse, Benevolent Space Tyrant Posted: January 24, 2023 at 10:31 AM (#6114173)
What #4 said, better than I ever could.
   6. greenback does not like sand Posted: January 24, 2023 at 12:19 PM (#6114189)
JFC, couldn't they have just hired that ChatGPT thing?
   7. Rowland Office Supplies Posted: January 24, 2023 at 09:55 PM (#6114316)
Cards fans...don't get too excited any time "THAT BALL IS DRIVEN...".
   8. RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: January 24, 2023 at 10:07 PM (#6114321)
Is there a limit on how old you can be and still go by "Chip"?
   9. Howie Menckel Posted: January 24, 2023 at 11:03 PM (#6114324)
well, how about "Skip?"
   10. cardsfanboy Posted: January 24, 2023 at 11:04 PM (#6114326)
Not a fan of this, Chip, Skip and Harry all sucked as announcers throughout my baseball life. (Harry was good maybe prior to 1980, but never really a fan of his when I was old enough to pay attention)

I bag on McLaughlin, but I was kinda hoping that the team would just go with a cavalcade of announcers for this season, and see if he gets his life back on track, and if so, rehire him. (Assuming we weren't able to get one of the actual good announcers out there)
   11. himzoglin Posted: January 31, 2023 at 03:35 AM (#6115240)
Basically, this is excellent news. When individuals I dislike work for companies I despise, that's good for me. It aids with my concentration.
   12. Dag Nabbit: Sockless Psychopath Posted: January 31, 2023 at 08:29 AM (#6115245)
Well, at least St. Louis has John Rooney on radio. He was great when he was with the White Sox.

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