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Red Grandy ©Stars and StripesGarmisch, West Germany, February, 1959: St. Louis Cardinals announcer Joe Garagiola poses for a photo during the United States Air Forces in Europe baseball clinic, where he joined a group of instructors that also included White Sox pitcher Early Wynn. In an interview, the former major-league catcher summarized his broadcasting philosophy as, "I just talk baseball to the listeners and they seem to like it." Joe Garagiola died March 23, 2016 at age 90.

RELATED MATERIAL:A 1959 Stars and Stripes story about Garagiola and the USAFE clinic. A 1971 story about Garagiola and his Today show co-hosts in Japan.


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