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Own a Piece of Joltin' Joe

Where has all your stuff gone, Joe DiMaggio? More than 1,000 items owned by the slugger, who died at 84 in 1999, are up for auction May 19-20 in New York City...

Warren Buffett: The Wizard From Nebraska

He's our Mozart, a manager who has mastered the monetary metier. He's our Shakespeare, a financial writer who puts everyone else to shame. He's our Joe DiMaggio,...

Left and Gone Away: JOE DIMAGGIO (1914-1999)

He was idolized by millions who never saw him hit or catch a baseball. During the 13 seasons Joe DiMaggio played center field for the New York Yankees, baseball...

Books: Say It Ain't So, Joe

A question to ponder over the post-World Series winter: How was it that Joe DiMaggio--a high school dropout whose favorite reading material was Superman comics,...

He Could Play Too

Yes, he was noble, and he looked great and he married Marilyn Monroe. But first he played baseball, and it's for what he did on the field that Joe DiMaggio...

What Exit Was That, Joe DiMaggio?

In my constant search for an honor I might decline, I announced some years ago that I didn't want a service area on the New Jersey Turnpike named after me. It...

Joe DiMaggio: A Hero in Deep Center

One sign of a hero is if you feel enhanced simply when talking about him--recounting his feats, recalling a time when your own little life was touched by his...

Sport: Assembly Line of Dreams

What is the market price of admiration? It can't be intimacy that ballplayers are peddling for $5, $8 and $12 a signature to children lined up at autograph...

Sport: Comeback

Joe DiMaggio's friends were worried about him. For days in a row, he shut himself up in his midtown Manhattan hotel and brooded. He watched ballgames by...

Sport: A Few Weeks or Forever?

Joe DiMaggio hobbled out of Baltimore's Johns Hopkins Hospital on crutches one day last week and snapped at reporters: "Leave me alone . . . you guys are...

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