Date and Place of Birth: February 12, 1926 St Louis, Missouri
Military Unit: US Army
Area Served: Pacific Theater of Operations
Major League Stats: Joe Garagiola on Baseball-Almanac
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Garagiola continued to play in the majors until 1954, and began a career in broadcasting the following year, calling Cardinals’ games for KMOX radio. In 1961 joined NBC – an association that spanned almost 30 years.
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