Vince DiMaggio
He had two kids Russelene DiMaggio and Bambi Dimaggio
Vince DiMaggio
Vincent Paul "Vince" DiMaggio was a Major League Baseball center fielder. During a 10-year baseball career, he played for the Boston Bees (1937–1938), Cincinnati Reds (1939–1940), Pittsburgh Pirates (1940–1945), Philadelphia Phillies (1945–1946), and New York Giants (1946). Vince was the older brother of Joe and Dom DiMaggio.
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County planner to lead Texas town - Monterey County Herald
Google News - over 5 years
Longtime Monterey County urban planner Vince DiMaggio is the new city administrator of a small Texas city. DiMaggio, 41, was hired by the Teague City Council in early July to hold the administrative reins in the Freestone County
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FanGraphs Power Rankings - 8/15/11 - FanGraphs (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
Several players have led their respective league in strikeouts in four consecutive seasons — in the NL, Juan Samuel led from 1984-1987 (though Dale Murphy did tie him in '85), Vince DiMaggio led from 1942-1945 and Hack Wilson led from 1927-1930,
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Council Talks Economic Development - Teague Chronicle
Google News - over 5 years
Council members directed City Administrator Vince DiMaggio to meet with Criddle and come up with specific recommendations for the project before next months meeting. Council members also asked to additional bids to be taken on the project
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Vince Dimaggio se creía mejor CF que su hermano Joe - elsoldemargarita.com.ve
Google News - over 5 years
FLUSHING, Nueva York (VIP-WIRE).- “Si fuéramos capaces de unirnos, ¡qué hermoso y qué cercano sería el futuro!”... Ernesto (ChE) Guevara.- Hoy es Día del Correo, como todos los miércoles. Christian Celaya, de Caracas, pregunta
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From Ginger Beaumont To Matt Kemp: Finishing In The Top Five In Both Home Runs ... - True Blue LA
Google News - over 5 years
Barry Bonds has six years, as do Goose Goslin and Vince DiMaggio. Since 1960, there have been 67 seasons with a player finishing in the top 10 in both categories, but it is heavily slanted toward the NL, with 50 seasons compared to just 17 for the
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Your Town: LAFCO seat vacant - Monterey County Herald
Google News - over 5 years
The vacancy was created by the July 8 resignation of Commissioner Vince DiMaggio, who held a voting seat on the seven-member panel representing the public. The term runs until May 2014. The commission, which makes decisions on public agency boundaries
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Jim Donaldson: Derek Jeter is great, but he's no Nap Lajoie - Providence Journal
Google News - over 5 years
They were the best-hitting brother act in baseball, this side of Joe and Dom — but not Vince — DiMaggio.” “Great second baseman for the Philadelphia Athletics and the Chicago White Sox. After his playing days were over, he was general manager of the
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St. Louis Cardinals Special: All-Time Top 12 Cardinal Player Nicknames - isportsweb.com
Google News - over 5 years
Here are just a few examples: * He bet he could strike out the great Vince DiMaggio four times in one game. After striking him out in his first three at bats, DiMaggio hit a popup behind the plate in his fourth at bat, Dean screamed at his catcher,
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No decision on Marina's Cypress Knolls project - Monterey County Herald
Google News - almost 6 years
The city solicited project proposals in October 2009, received two plans in March 2010, but the selection process suddenly stopped last fall when it was revealed former council member Dave McCall accused Vince DiMaggio, a principal with Peninsula
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Your Town: Cypress decision on hold - Monterey County Herald
Google News - almost 6 years
The process, which began in 2009, was delayed in October until this month because of an allegation by former Councilman Dave McCall that Vince DiMaggio, a principal with Peninsula Housing Partners, offered him a $10000 bribe
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Big Brother Watches and Waits
NYTimes - over 7 years
When two brothers reach the major leagues, more often than not one is known for being good, and the other for being the good one's brother. Hank and Tommie Aaron, Cal and Billy Ripken, Tony and Chris Gwynn -- one's the star, one's the shadow. And poor Vince DiMaggio: comparisons to Joe or Dominic inspired no songs, only snickers. Early on, in the
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Dom DiMaggio, Red Sox All-Star And Joe's Kid Brother, Dies at 92
NYTimes - almost 8 years
Dom DiMaggio, a perennial All-Star with the Boston Red Sox and one of the finest center fielders of his era though he played in the shadow of his brother Joe, the Yankee icon, died Friday at his home in Marion, Mass. He was 92. His death was announced by the Red Sox. Joe DiMaggio was the Yankee Clipper and Joltin' Joe, the personification of power
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F.Y.I.
NYTimes - over 13 years
Plaque for a Lost Giant Q. After the Polo Grounds was torn down, what happened to the Eddie Grant memorial plaque and monument that stood in center field? The plaque honored a New York Giant infielder who was killed in the Argonne Forest in World War I. A. Eddie Grant's major-league career was undistinguished, but he was the only major-leaguer to
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BASEBALL; Giambi Hits Two Homers, Setting Mark For Brothers
NYTimes - over 14 years
John Giambi reared his sons on tales of Mickey Mantle and Roger Maris, the larger-than-life home run heroes he read about in newspapers growing up in West Covina, Calif. His sons did not always hit home runs, but they have grown up to combine for the greatest power season ever by brothers. In doing so, they passed another Yankees legend. With two
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WEDDINGS; Ronald Chester, Emily C. DiMaggio
NYTimes - almost 24 years
Emily Collette DiMaggio, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dominic P. DiMaggio of Marion, Mass., was married yesterday to Prof. Charles Ronald Chester, a son of Mary Carroll M. Chester of Jacksonville, Ill., and the late Charles G. Chester. The Rev. Nancy Rockwell performed the Unitarian ceremony at the First Parish Church in Lincoln, Mass. Mrs.
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HOCKEY'S BIG BROTHER ACT
NYTimes - almost 30 years
LEAD: BASEBALL'S JOE, DOM AND VINCE DiMaggio, probably the best-known brothers in sports, never met in a World Series. But when the National Hockey League's playoffs for the Stanley Cup start in 10 days, the Sutter brothers will be there in force, taking on one another and all comers. BASEBALL'S JOE, DOM AND VINCE DiMaggio, probably the best-known
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VINCE DiMAGGIO IS DEAD AT 74
NYTimes - over 30 years
Vince DiMaggio, the oldest of the baseball-playing DiMaggio brothers, died today at his home in nearby North Hollywood. He was 74 years old. According to his wife, he had been diagnosed as having cancer of the colon. Mr. DiMaggio's brother Joe was elected to the Hall of Fame after an illustrious career with the New York Yankees. His brother Dominic
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NEW YORK DAY BY DAY; Yesterdays Heroes
NYTimes - almost 34 years
Ed Kiersh and Harvey Wang grew up on Brooklyn sandlots, avid baseball fans. Recently they went searching for yesterday's baseball heroes. They have included 55 of them in ''Where Have You Gone, Vince DiMaggio?'' It was published last week. Today Mr. Wang's photographs are going on display for a week in the first exhibition at the new Mid-Manhattan
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Sports of The Times; National Pastime Is Pure Fantasy
NYTimes - almost 34 years
ACCORDING to a recent survey, nearly half the people watching a baseball game entertain at least a passing fancy that they can hit as well as Dave Winfield or pitch as well as Tom Seaver. This rather active fantasy life is indicated by the recent Miller Lite survey of sports attitudes, which claimed that 45 percent of Americans believe that, given
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Vince DiMaggio
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 1986
    Age 73
    Died on October 3, 1986.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1951
    Age 38
    He finished the 1951 season, and his professional career, with the Tacoma Tigers of the Class-B Western International League.
    More Details Hide Details DiMaggio was married with two children, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. He died in North Hollywood, California, at age 74 of colon cancer. DiMaggio worked at the California Shipbuilding Corporation during World War II. "He's one of the many former athletic stars who are helping to smash the Axis by building the equipment needed by America's fighting men." according to the Library of Congress. According to Joe DiMaggio biographer Richard Ben Cramer, the iconic younger brother "didn't deal with Vince at all", never maintaining any meaningful relationship with him. But earlier in his career, Vince had also joked that "If I could hit like Joe and he could talk like me, we'd make a helluva guy."
  • 1949
    Age 36
    He also played for and managed the Pittsburg Diamonds of the Class-D Far West League from 1949 through 1951.
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  • 1948
    Age 35
    In 1948, he moved to the Stockton Ports of the California League as a player-manager.
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  • 1947
    Age 34
    DiMaggio played for the Oakland Oaks of the PCL in 1947.
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  • 1946
    Age 33
    On May 1, 1946, he was traded by the Phillies to the New York Giants for Clyde Kluttz.
    More Details Hide Details In his ten-year MLB career, Vince DiMaggio batted .249 with 125 home runs and 584 RBI in 1110 games.
  • 1945
    Age 32
    On March 31, 1945, he was traded by the Pirates to the Philadelphia Phillies for Al Gerheauser.
    More Details Hide Details He hit four grand slams for the Phillies.
  • 1944
    Age 31
    In the 1944 All-Star game, DiMaggio hit a home run, triple and single in three at-bats.
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  • 1943
    Age 30
    DiMaggio spent the majority of his MLB career with the Pirates. He was named to the All-Star Game in 1943 and 1944.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1939
    Age 26
    DiMaggio appeared in eight games with the 1939 Reds and only two games for the 1940 Reds before the Reds traded DiMaggio to the Pittsburgh Pirates for Johnny Rizzo on May 8, 1940.
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    On August 5, 1939, DiMaggio was traded by the Yankees to the Cincinnati Reds for players to be named later and $40,000.
    More Details Hide Details The Reds sent Frenchy Bordagaray and Nino Bongiovanni to the Yankees on January 27, 1940 to complete the trade.
    On February 4, 1939, the Boston Bees sent DiMaggio to the New York Yankees to complete an earlier deal made on August 10, 1938, where the Bees sent players to be named later, Gil English, Johnny Riddle and cash to the Yankees for Eddie Miller.
    More Details Hide Details DiMaggio did not play for the Yankees, as they assigned him to their American Association affiliate, the Kansas City Blues.
  • 1938
    Age 25
    His 134 strikeouts in 1938 set a NL record for most strikeouts in one season, breaking Gus Williams' record of 120 set in 1914.
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  • 1937
    Age 24
    In both 1937 and 1938, he led the NL in strikeouts.
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    In 1937, he hit .256 with a .311 on-base percentage and .387 slugging percentage with 13 home runs.
    More Details Hide Details In 1938, Vince hit only .228/.313/.369, but led the Bees with 14 home runs on a team that hit 54 home runs in total. He was tenth in the National League (NL) in homers, sixth in steals (11) and eighth in walks (65).
    DiMaggio was a regular outfielder for the Bees in 1937 and 1938.
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  • 1936
    Age 23
    On December 4, 1936, DiMaggio was traded by San Diego of the PCL to the Boston Bees for Tiny Chaplin, Tommy Thompson and cash.
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  • 1935
    Age 22
    He played with the Stars through 1935, joining the San Diego Padres in 1936.
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  • 1933
    Age 20
    In 1933, DiMaggio hit .333 with 11 home runs and 65 runs batted in for San Francisco and the Hollywood Stars.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1932
    Age 19
    DiMaggio began his professional career in 1932 with the Tucson Lizards of the Class-D Arizona–Texas League, hitting .347 with 25 homers and 81 RBI.
    More Details Hide Details He led the Arizona–Texas League in home runs, with eight more than runner-up Cal Lahman. He played 94 games with the Lizards that year, finishing the season with the San Francisco Seals of the Class-AA Pacific Coast League. With the Seals, he hit .270 with 6 home runs in 59 games.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1912
    Born
    Born on September 6, 1912.
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