Skip Caray dead at 68


The long-time voice of the Atlanta Braves on radio and TV, Skip Carey, died in his sleep while taking a nap Sunday afternoon, the team announced. This season was the 33rd for Caray to call games from the Braves broadcast booth. Since being hospitalized last season, with ailments affecting his liver, kidneys and heart, Caray had broadcast only home games. Harry “Skip” Caray Jr. was the son of legendary Chicago/St. Louis baseball announcer Harry Caray, who died in 1998. Skip’s own sons, Chip and Josh, are both baseball announcers, with Chip part of the Atlanta Braves broadcast team for the past four seasons.