New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan conducted his first interview after being named a new Cardinal this morning on NBC’s The Today Show. As always he was in a chipper mood, cracking jokes and telling stories.

“The only Cardinal I ever wanted to be growing up was Stan Musial,” Dolan, a St. Louis native, said during the interview. (Musial was a Hall of Fame outfielder for the Cardinals). At the end of the interview, NBC’s Matt Lauer gave Dolan a Cardinals pennant as a present.

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