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2012-06-13 06:22:50

Postal Service Calls on Fans to Show Support for their Favorite All-Star WASHINGTON, June 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pre-order stats for Forever stamps honoring four of Major League Baseball's most iconic legends indicate that Ted Williams is in the leadoff slot for hits with 14,380 stamps sold. Joe DiMaggio is following with 10,100; Willie Stargell with 5,920; and Larry Doby batting cleanup at 4,700. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120613/DC24044) "It's...

2012-05-31 06:25:46

Joe DiMaggio, Larry Doby, Willie Stargell and Ted Williams to be honored on Individual Forever Stamp Sheets July 21 WASHINGTON, May 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Baseball fans can celebrate their favorite All-Stars as a group or individually. Responding to overwhelming demand following the recent announcement to honor Joe DiMaggio, Larry Doby, Willie Stargell and Ted Williams collectively on a single sheet of 20 Forever stamps, the Postal Service today announced that it will issue...

2012-03-29 06:24:46

MIAMI, March 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2nd Annual CSI Management & South Florida Opulence Magazine Golf Outing brought together some of South Florida's elite for a day of fun in the sun to benefit Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital. This year's golf tournament was held in Aventura at the exclusive Turnberry Isle Resort and Club on the vibrant and challenging fairways designed by Robert Trent Jones. For 92 participating golfers - notable residents, board members and vendors of...

2011-09-28 10:55:00

MIAMI, Sept. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Dade Medical College is donating $500,000.00 to the Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital Foundation, the Hollywood, FL-based Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital's philanthropic arm. College Vice Presidents of Community and Governmental Relations Elizabeth Martinez and Jorge Alvarez presented a check for $100,000.00 on Friday, September 23, 2011, the first of five installments to be provided on a yearly basis through 2015. (Photo:...

2011-07-12 00:00:54

With 650 pediatric specialists under one roof, Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital opens its doors as South Florida's newest, freestanding children's hospital with a unique "Power of Play" theme, a room service only menu, and other amenities inspired by kids. Hollywood, FL (PRWEB) July 11, 2011 In its 19-year history, Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital has earned the distinction of being the leading children's hospital in Broward and Palm Beach counties, and a regional pediatric specialty...

2011-06-14 08:04:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ANF Group, Inc., a South Florida based construction management firm, announced today the completion of the 170,000-square-foot Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital - the first free standing children's hospital in Broward County. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110614/FL18288 ) The hospital's unique 4-story building and new central energy plant is designed to earn Gold Leadership in Energy and Environment Design (LEED)...

2010-12-10 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) SATURDAY, DECEMBER 11: JOE DIMAGGIO RETIRES FROM BASEBALL Profile America -- Saturday, December 11th. One of baseball's greatest players -- Joe DiMaggio -- announced his retirement from the game on this day in 1951. He was the middle of three brothers who each became major league center fielders,...

2009-09-24 16:21:38

A dozen multimillion-dollar bids for a Los Angeles crypt directly above that of Marilyn Monroe have all fallen through, the seller says. They were all phony-balonies, said Elsie Poncher, who put the crypt that holds the remains of her husband, Richard, up for auction on eBay. The winning bid from Japan was $4.6 million and there were 11 other bids of at least $4.5 million. All of them backed out, the Los Angeles Times reported Thursday. No one even offered to pay the $500,000 minimum, the...

2009-08-14 20:06:17

A California woman plans to list the crypt now occupied by her husband on eBay with a unique selling point: It is just above the one where Marilyn Monroe rests. Elsie Poncher told the Los Angeles Times the minimum bid will be $500,000 for the crypt at Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park. She wants the money to pay off the $1.6 million mortgage on her house in Beverly Hills. I can't be more honest than that, she said. I want to leave it free and clear for my kids. Poncher said her...

2009-05-08 12:17:06

Dominic DiMaggio, a seven-time all-star for the Boston Red Sox, died Friday at the age of 92, the team announced. Red Sox principal owner John W. Henry said DiMaggio, who played for the Boston club for for 11 seasons, died of complications from pneumonia at his home in Marion, Mass. Dom DiMaggio was a beloved member of the Red Sox organization for almost 70 years, Henry said. Even after his playing days, Dom's presence at Fenway Park together with his teammates Ted Williams, Bobby Doerr and...