Cardinals Sportscaster Hit by a Car

On November 3, 1968, Cardinals sportscaster, Harry Caray was hit by a car on Kingshighway. With several broken bones, he ended up in a full body cast.  The young driver was charged with driving without a license and Caray was charged with jaywalking. 

This post was contributed by Ross Malone. A historian and a retired school teacher, Ross has authored many books about Missouri’s history, weird facts, and folk tales. He has also written children’s historical fiction. Visit his website, and buy his books in the Missouri Life store.

Image from Flickr by Ron Cogswell licenced under CC 2.0