Hall of Fame broadcaster Joe Garagiola throws out the ceremonial first pitch Oct. 11, 2007, before Game 1 of the National League Championship baseball series between the Arizona Diamondbacks and Colorado Rockies in Phoenix. Garagiola, whose career transcended sports with his sharp sense of humor and limitless list of stories to tell, announced during a news conference on Wednesday that he is calling it quits as part-time television game analyst for the Diamondbacks.
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published Wednesday, February 20th, 2013
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SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Joe Garagiola, the ballplayer-turned-announcer who was honored by the Hall of Fame for his on-air work, is ending his broadcast career after nearly six decades.