Legendary Italian / American Baseball Personality: Joe Garagiola

Feb 10, 2014 1097

Joseph Henry Garagiola was Born on February 12, 1926 in the Italian section of a neighborhood called the Hill, in St. Louis, Missouri.

Garagiola grew up across the street from Yogi Berra and the two became close friends throughout their life. Also on the same block would eventually live broadcaster Jack Buck & his son Joe Buck as well as a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The street was recently renamed Hall of Fame place.

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