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Joe Garagiola

Born February 12, 1926

 
 
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By Devry Jones, October 7, 2018
1. Joe Garagiola Marker
Inscription.  Joseph Henry Garagiola grew up on Elizabeth Street in the St. Louis neighborhood called the Hill. Signed at 16 by Branch Rickey, Garagiola played for the Cardinals in five seasons, including the 1946 championship year. After his pro career ended in 1954, he joined St. Louis radio station KMOX and broadcast Cardinals games the next year. After moving to the Yankees, Garagiola called baseball for NBC for 27 years. Two stints with the Today Show capped his illustrious broadcast career. A 1973 winner of television's Peabody Award, Joe Garagiola entered the Broadcaster's Wing of the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1991.
 
Erected 1992 by St. Louis Walk of Fame.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the St. Louis Walk of Fame marker series.
 
Location. 38° 39.34′ N, 90° 18.175′ W. Marker is in University City, Missouri, in St. Louis County. Marker is on Delmar Boulevard west of Limit Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6328 Delmar Boulevard, Saint Louis MO 63130, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this
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marker. Yogi Berra (here, next to this marker); Elijah Lovejoy (a few steps from this marker); Harold Ramis (a few steps from this marker); Barry Commoner (a few steps from this marker); Evarts Graham (a few steps from this marker); Buddy Ebsen (a few steps from this marker); Jack Buck (a few steps from this marker); Leonard Slatkin (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in University City.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 30, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 12, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 29 times since then and 12 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on October 12, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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