Garrett Nago pitches on Feb. 16, 1981. Jack W. Sheaffer / Arizona Daily Star

Nago hit .257 in eight years as a pro, mostly as a designated hitter and catcher. 


Greg graduated from Utah State, worked at two Utah newspapers, the St. Petersburg Times, the Albany Democrat-Herald in Oregon and moved to Tucson to cover UA football and baseball. He became the Star's sports columnist in 1984.