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Joe Garagiola, Baseball Player Turned Broadcaster, Dies at 90

23 March 2016 1:26 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Longtime baseball broadcaster and “Today” show co-host Joe Garagiola died Wednesday following a long illness. He was 90.

The Arizona Diamondbacks baseball team announced the news on Twitter.

We are deeply saddened by the loss of baseball legend and former #Dbacks broadcaster Joe Garagiola. pic.twitter.com/ojaWGp05oC

— Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks) March 23, 2016

“God I’ll miss Joe Garagiola. Was part of the soul of our show, and told me stories that made me laugh till I cried. Hall of fame person,” “Today” host Matt Lauer tweeted.

God I'll miss Joe Garagiola.

Was part of the soul of our show, and told me stories that made me laugh till I cried.

Hall of fame person.

Matt Lauer (@MLauer) March 23, 2016

Garagiola was a boyhood friend of Hall of Fame baseball player Yogi Berra in St. Louis, growing up in an Italian-American neighborhood known as The Hill. He began his major-league career as a catcher for the St. »

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