Monday, August 11, 2008

Tuesday at Turner Field

From an Atlanta Braves press release:

We'd like to invite you to join us in honoring the life of longtime broadcaster and friend, Skip Caray on Tuesday, August 12. Come and pay tribute to the legendary voice of the team On Tuesday at 10 a.m. at Turner Field. Speakers include Braves Chairman and CEO Terry McGuirk, Atlanta Mayor Shirley Franklin, longtime broadcaster and friend Pete Van Wieren and Skip's son Chip Caray. Another longtime broadcaster and friend, Joe Simpson, will lead the event. Gates will open at 9 a.m.

Tuesday night's game, ironically against the Chicago Cubs, will continue the celebration of Skip's life and career with a special pre-game ceremony with the Caray family. The game begins at 7:10 p.m., with the pre-game ceremonies beginning at 6:45 p.m.

(Tribute video from TBS released over the weekend)

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