I had considered trying out for it...but I'm afraid of what I may have done if I had made it even to this stage. The celebrity judges were Cubs Hall of Famers Ernie Banks and Billy Williams, Harry Caray's widow, Dutchie Caray, former Notre Dame basketball coach Digger Phelps, and WGN Radio's Steve Cochran and Dave Kaplan! I probably would have been completely star struck being just standing on home plate at Wrigley Field in front of Ernie, Billy, and even Dutchie!
"I think I was looking for somebody who kind of could do it like Harry," Dutchie Caray said. "And it was a very hard decision, because several of them did it, and did it well."
The 10 finalists ranged in age from 11-year-old Carly Butler from Oswego to 81-year-old Elinore Triner of Palatine.
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