Joe Garagiola

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Birthday
12, 1926
Birthplace
St. Louis, MO
Death Date
Mar 23, 2016 (90)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
12, 1926
Birthplace
St. Louis, MO
Death Date
Mar 23, 2016 (90)

About

Former MLB catcher who became a broadcaster with NBC, appearing on numerous installments of The Today Show.

Before Fame

Living so close to future baseball great Yogi Berra, their neighborhood was renamed Hall of Fame Place.

Trivia

He won a World Series Championship in 1946, his first year in the major leagues, with the St. Louis Cardinals.

Family Life

He had three children with Audrie Rose, and his son Joe Jr. went on to become GM of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

Associated With

He played alongside Stan Musial on the Cardinals.