Hall Of Fame Broadcaster Garagiola Retires

Hall of Fame broadcaster Joe Garagiola is calling it a career. The 87-year-old St. Louis native formally announced his retirement Wednesday after 57 years in the business. Garagiola spent the last 15 seasons doing select television broadcasts for the Arizona Diamondbacks. He played nine seasons in the majors as a catcher in the 1940's and 50's. Garagiola went into broadcasting after his playing days in 1955, calling St. Louis Cardinals games on radio before going on to a long career with NBC.

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The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Legion Baseball Player Spencer Juergens from Washington Post 218. As a pitcher, Spencer is currently 7-0 with 36 strike outs and only four walks. He's given up seven runs, three earned over 43 innings and his ERA is .736. As a hitter, Spencer's average is .520 with 16 rbi's and 13 runs scored. In 44 official at bats, Spencer has struck out just five times with two walks.

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Over the course of the past 16 years doing commentary on air and in print, there have sadly been many mass shootings and many predictable politicized reactions.

The shootings at Emmanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, however, stands out for two main reasons.

It involved race, and it was done it a church.

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