Holy cow! Harry Caray made his regular-season debut as voice of the Chicago White Sox 50 years ago. Here are 5 stories about his time on the South Side.

Because the cash-strapped Sox couldn’t afford to pay Caray what he wanted, he reached an unusual deal with the team. For every 100,000 in paid attendance over 600,000, he would get a $10,000 bonus on his base pay of $50,000. So when he was encouraging fans in the area to drop in, he had incentive.

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