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Fun Cards: 1988 Fleer “SuperStar Specials” Ronald Reagan and Harry Caray

Ronald Reagan and Harry Caray 1988 Fleer

Before he was the President of the United States of America, Ronald Reagan was a radio announcer for the Chicago Cubs. He was stationed at WHO in Des Moines, Iowa, where he took basic descriptions transmitted by wire during the ballgame and created play-by-play accounts of the contest. It was during a trip with the Cubs in 1937 that he was discovered and offered a contract by Warner Brothers studios.

In 1988, Reagan returned to the Chicago Cubs broadcast booth, joining Harry Caray and Steve Stone for a late-season game against the Pittsburgh Pirates. The Cubbies lost 10-9 in ten innings.

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