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Joe Garnero
Joe Garnero

Maryville, Ill.

Football, Baseball

Baseball (1937-40), Football (1937-39)

Inducted: 1973

Lettered in both football and baseball ... a punter, linebacker and offensive tackle, who was voted MVP in 1938 ... a powerful slugger who co-captained the 1940 baseball team ... a talented catcher with an excellent throwing arm ... died in a train accident in 1960.