The NBC Game of the Week was the must see baseball game of the week, and Garagiola was there for mot of them, along with Tony Kubek and Curt Gowdey
Garagiola was also a decent baseball player, and was a member of the 1946 Cardinals World Series winning team.
Garagiola had a .257 lifetime batting average with 42 career home runs and 255 RBI.
Happy Baseball Birthday! to Joe Garagiola, 87 baseball years young today.