Henry Kissinger: peace broker, presidential adviser and . . . sports guy?

In his first sportscasting gig, the former secretary of state presented the Sports Legend award to New York Yankees baseball great Joe DiMaggio Thursday evening.DiMaggio, a Yankees Hall of Fame centerfielder, is the seventh retired athlete to be honored by the association. He joined Muhammad Ali, Ka-reem Abdul-Jabbar, Arthur Ashe, A.J. Foyt, John McEnroe and Joe Frazier.

Kissinger was made an honorary sportscaster by the association last year after he said his lifetime ambition had been to broadcast soccer matches.


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