Former baseball player and hall of fame broadcaster Joe Garagiola has died at age 90, according to an announcement made by the Arizona Diamondbacks Wednesday. The cause of death is unknown.
Garagiola made a name for himself as a player during the late 1940s and early 1950s for the St. Louis Cardinals, Pittsburgh Pirates, Chicago Cubs and New York Giants.
After his sports career, Garagiola shined as a commentator for NBC, where he worked for 25 years. In addition, he also co-hosted the Today Show from 1967-1973 and then again for a year beginning in 1991. He also hosted a few game shows, including Joe Garagiola's Memory Game, Sale of the Century,To Tell the Truth and Strike It Rich. He also occasionally stepped in for Johnny Carson on The Tonight Show.