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JOE DIMAGGIO RUMORS & GOSSIP

On this day in Yankees history – 1941

  Joe DiMaggio begins his 56 game hitting streak on May 15, 1941, a feat which has withstood the test of time. The streak started with a single off Edgar Smith in a 13-1 loss against Chicago and ended July 17 when he went 0-3 with a walk against Cleveland. The Yankee Clipper hit .408 in that time going 91 for 223 with 15 home runs and 55 RBIs; the Yankees’ record was...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
10 days ago  |  Discuss

AUDIO: Film critic Jeffrey Lyons says Joe DiMaggio dated transgender Christine Jorgensen

Appearing on the Joe Piscopo Show last Friday, Film critic Jeffrey Lyons claimed that his family was close with transgender actor Christine Jorgensen...and that they hooked Jorgensen up with The Yankee Clipper, Joe DiMaggio. “My parents were friendly with her slash him. They fixed him, her up with DiMaggio.”20:50 markTalk about Joltin' Joe...Follow us on Twitter for exclusive...
Via Bob's Blitz
25 days ago  |  Discuss

April 9, 1996 – Yankees Win Snowy Home Opener

Mark Lennihan/Associated PressEven before Joe DiMaggio threw out the ceremonial first pitch, the snow flakes started falling on the cathedral in The Bronx. The Kansas City Royals were in town, and despite Mother Nature’s best efforts, the Yankees were going to do whatever they could to ensure that a baseball game was played. Andy Pettitte would take the hill as the Yankees starter...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Inside the Mets Opening Day numbers

“You always get a special kick on opening day, no matter how many you go through. You look forward to it like a birthday party when you’re a kid. You think something wonderful is going to happen.” – Joe DiMaggio Although it is taking place in 2015 one day after Easter, Opening Day is a little more like Christmas for baseball fans.  Every team from the mighty defending World...
Via Mets360.com
April 06, 2015  |  Discuss

For Sale: A Picture of Joe DiMaggio’s Dong

With more than 52 million photos, it’s said that memorabilia collector John Rogers has the largest collection out there. And for the right price, a chunk of it could be yours. In July, Rogers will be putting most of his photos up for auction. Included…a 1930s picture of New York Yankees legend Joe DiMaggio in his Birthday suit. And what about “Joltin’ Joe” and his junk...
Via Hall of Very Good
April 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Did a cabbie jinx Joe DiMaggio’s hitting streak?

Joe DiMaggio’s record 56 game hitting streak ended 73 years ago on Thursday. MLB.com has unearthed this rare radio of DiMaggio talking about the end of the streak, and how a cab driver in Cleveland may have jinxed him by telling him the streak would end. I don’t believe in jinxes, and who knows how much this unassuming comment really mattered to DiMaggio. It’s still crazy to...
Via The Outside Corner
July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Today in Tribe History: July 17, 1941

In front of more than 60,000 fans at Cleveland Stadium, Joe DiMaggio‘s hitting streak is ended at 56 games. Indians pitchers Al Smith and Jim Bagby Jr., plus sensational plays by third baseman Ken Keltner, stop the “Yankee Clipper”. New York still manages to edge the Indians, 6 – 5. It is said that DiMaggio missed out on a big endorsement deal with Heinz 57 by not...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Now Pitching For the New York Yankees

There is another kind of pitching in baseball, one that has nothing to do with curveballs, strikeouts, or catcher signs. Pitching products is a cornerstone of baseball. As a spokesman, a baseball player uses his fame, personality, and excellence on the baseball diamond as currency of credibility in endorsing products. The New York Yankees, in particular, boast a deep roster of product...
Via The Sports Post
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
Via NESN.com
April 07, 2014  |  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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