This article, written by Bart Barnes, appears on The Daily Gazette.
Joe Garagiola, ballplayer who reinvented himself as witty broadcaster, dies at 90
Joe Garagiola, who transformed a mediocre playing career in baseball into almost six decades as a popular and joyously self-deprecating broadcaster, becoming the sport’s ambassador to the American public and a host of the “Today” show, died March 23 in Scottsdale, Arizona. He was 90.
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