JOE DIMAGGIO RUMORS & GOSSIP

Fantasy911.com’s Free ‘Beat The Streak’ Contest Features $10K Payout

Joe DiMaggio’s 56-game hitting streak might never be snapped, but baseball fans can score some serious dough by surpassing his legendary mark by making just a few lucky clicks each day. Fantasy911.com is hosting a free “Beat the Streak” contest, challenging fans to go on their own “hitting streak” by selecting one MLB player each day. If the selected player gets a hit...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankee Greats – Joe DiMaggio

Larry Noyes New York Yankees Writer One of the greatest New York Yankees of all-time, Joe DiMaggio, was born on November 25, 1914 to Giuseppe and Rosalia DiMaggio. He is the eighth of nine children. Joe moved to San Francisco when he was a year old. His father was a fisherman, and hoped that someday his boy’s would become fisherman too. But Joe and his brothers had brighter futures...
Via TopSportsReport
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss
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Justin Upton makes amends to fan

Atlanta Braves slugger Justin Upton did his best to make up for the fact his hitless day at the plate ruined a fan's chance to win big in a "Beat the Streak" contest.

Via The Victory Formation
August 13, 2013  |  Discuss

The DiMaggios: Three Brothers, Their Passion for Baseball, Their Pursuit of the American Dream (Book)

The rare and untold Great American Story of three brothers, Joltin’ Joe, Dom, and Vince DiMaggio, and the Great American Game—baseball—that would consume their lives. Everyone knows the Yankee Clipper, Joltin’ Joe DiMaggio, arguably the best all around baseball player of the 20th century, but the other two brothers DiMaggio were no slouches either. Also center fielders, Dominic...
Via The Roosevelts
May 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Joe DiMaggio’s 1951 World Series ring up for auction

Your opportunity to own a World Series ring that once belonged to the Yankee Clipper Joe DiMaggio is here.  Sports memorabilia auctioneer company Hunt Auctions has obtained Joltin’ Joe’s ring and has placed it up for auction their website.  How the ring was removed from DiMaggio’s possession is anyone’s guess, but there are a couple theories out there. The first is that...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
October 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Mysterious Joe DiMaggio memorabilia raises questions

Yankee legend Joe DiMaggio was an intricate part to several of the franchise’s 27 World Series titles. As is tradition, even back in the 1950′s the World Champions would receive rings to commemorate their accomplishments. Recently, a 1951 World Series ring with DiMaggio’s name on it surfaced, and this mysterious memorabilia has raised some questions in terms of its origin and...
Via Reading Between The Seams
October 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Joe DiMaggio pitching caffeine once again

First, there was that pick-me-up beverage in a can — Jolt.  Now, Arizona Beverages is jumping into the energy drink business with their own caffeine-based drink called "Joltin' Joe" in honor of the all-time baseball great Joe DiMaggio. The ice tea company is preparing to launch the "lightly carbonated espresso drink" in the New York area featuring a picture...
Via The Other Paper
August 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Joe DiMaggio vs. Mickey Mantle

The New York Yankees may very well have the most storied history in professional sports. They have set the bar for greatness for sports as well, amassing an incredible 27 World Series Championships and 40 American League Pennants. Of course,a franchise can’t have such a rich history without legendary ballplayers, and the Yanks are unmatched in that department by a wide margin...
Via New York Sports-Kings
August 27, 2012  |  Discuss

A look at Joe DiMaggio (Video)

On the anniversary of Joe DiMaggio's 56 game hitting streak we take a look at Joltin' Joe's career. Joe DiMaggio, nicknamed "Joltin' Joe" and "The Yankee Clipper", played his entire 13-year career for the New York Yankees. He is perhaps best known for his 56-game hitting streak (May 15 – July 16, 1941), a record that still...
Via The Baseball Page
July 16, 2012  |  Discuss

BP Unfiltered: The Problem With DiMaggio by R.J. Anderson

Fortune Magazine republishes a piece from their archives weekly. This week, their article of choice deals with the 1946 Yankees. While the focus here is on the Yankees as a business, there are enough basebally tidbits to make it a worthwhile read regardless of your interest in baseball finances. Like this one: At center field the incomparable Joe DiMaggio catches, as Joe...
Via Baseball Prospectus
June 15, 2012  |  Discuss
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