Joe DiMaggio:The Hero's Life
Joe DiMaggio was born of Italian immigrant parents in 1914 in California. His father was a fisherman, a trade that DiMaggio was expected to carry on. The only problem was that young Joe hated fishing. He preferred baseball, and set out to prove to his parents that he could make a career out of playing the game.
DiMaggio played for the New York Yankees from 1936 to 1951, during which time he hit 361 home runs, had a career batting average of...
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