Chip Caray

TURNER SPORTS

  • Chip Caray will serve as TBS’ lead play-by-play announcer for the network’s Sunday MLB on TBS telecasts. Caray will also call a majority of the 46 Atlanta Braves games on Turner-owned Peachtree TV.

  • Caray served as the lead play-by-play announcer on TBS’ exclusive Division Series and National League Championship Series coverage last postseason. He also completed his third consecutive year of calling Atlanta Braves baseball on TBS and his fifth year total on Turner Broadcasting’s networks. Caray spent the 1991-92 seasons announcing games on TBS and Turner’s SportSouth, a regional sports network, which has since been sold.

  • Caray contributed to TBS Saturday Night Football coverage in 2006, serving as the play-by-play voice for two games of the network’s Pac-10 and Big 12 conference coverage.
CAREER

  • Caray served as the play-by-play announcer for seven consecutive seasons for Chicago Cubs games on WGN beginning in 1998. During his tenure in Chicago, Caray broadcast some of baseball’s most memorable home runs, including Mark McGwire’s then-record 62nd home run in 1998 and the majority of Sammy Sosa’s historic home runs from 1998-2004, including his 500th career home run in 2003.

  • Caray spent five years as a member of the Fox Network's Saturday baseball coverage (1996 - 2000), including three years as a studio host.

  • Caray’s baseball resume includes one season as the radio play-by-play announcer for Minnesota's Orlando (AA) affiliate (1990), two years broadcasting the Atlanta Braves (1991 - 1992) and three campaigns with the Seattle Mariners (1993 - 1995).

  • Caray’s broadcast career also includes nine seasons as the television play-by-play voice of the NBA's Orlando Magic and stints calling both University of Florida and Florida State University football and basketball games for the Sunshine Network.

  • A graduate of the University of Georgia (1987), Caray began his career with weekend TV sports anchor stints in Panama City, FL, and Greensboro, NC.
PERSONAL

  • Chip is a third generation Caray to serve as a play-by-play announcer. His father, Skip, is one of the voices of the Atlanta Braves. His grandfather, Harry, was the play-by-play voice of the Cubs from 1982 – 1997. The Hall of Famer spent 53 seasons as a major league broadcaster.

  • The three generations of Carays - Harry, Skip and Chip - worked together on a Chicago Cubs/Atlanta Braves game on May 13, 1991.

  • Chip and his wife, Susan, have three children: Summerlyn, Christopher and Stefan.

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