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2008-07-27 12:00:02

By David Ramsey, The Gazette, Colorado Springs, Colo. Jul. 27--COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. --Goose Gossage can barely sleep. He lives in a state of emotional chaos as he prepares to join his heroes at the Baseball Hall of Fame. On Friday night, Gossage endured a long nightmare. He dreamed he had lost his best suit, forcing him to deliver his acceptance speech in tattered sweats that had writing all over them. He stood there, in front of the baseball nation, looking like a bum. Then he awoke,...

2008-07-06 15:00:28

By Sergy Odiduro, South Florida Sun-Sentinel Jul. 6--Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital YMCA Aquatic Center, a 25-yard, six-lane lap pool with a family lagoon, was recently unveiled. The center at the Greater Hollywood YMCA Family Center is designed to help reduce the incidence of child drownings. Through a partnership with Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital and SWIM Central, basic water safety and swimming lessons will be offered to children as young as a year old, along with water polo,...

2006-04-06 20:48:30

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Jimmy Rollins' hitting streak ended at 38 games when he failed to get a hit in the Philadelphia Phillies 4-2 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals in National League play on Thursday. Rollins went 0-for-4 against starter Jason Marquis and reliever Josh Hancock to mark the end of the eighth longest hitting streak in major league history. The all-star shortstop still had a long way to go to beat the all-time record of 56 games set by New York Yankees great Joe DiMaggio...

2006-01-23 18:52:32

NEW YORK (Reuters) - More than 1,000 pieces of Joe DiMaggio memorabilia, including the New York Yankee baseball legend's 1947 MVP Award and a set of World Series rings, will be auctioned off by his granddaughters this spring in New York, organizers said on Monday. The Joe DiMaggio Collection, which also includes personal items from DiMaggio's marriage to Hollywood film star Marilyn Monroe, will be auctioned on May 19-20 at the New York Marriott Marquis Hotel by Hunt Auctions, Inc....

2005-11-17 15:47:55

By Daniel Trotta NEW YORK (Reuters) - Baseball legend Joe DiMaggio's rookie uniform from 1936 is going on sale, a gem that may fetch some $600,000, auction house Sotheby's said on Thursday. The late New York Yankees star is beloved by baseball fans for his grace on and off the field and known around the world for his brief marriage to Marilyn Monroe -- factors that stand to drive up the price at the December 10 auction. Sotheby's called it the most historically important DiMaggio...

2005-11-17 15:51:26

By Daniel Trotta NEW YORK (Reuters) - Baseball legend Joe DiMaggio's rookie uniform from 1936 is going on sale, a gem that may fetch some $600,000, auction house Sotheby's said on Thursday. The late New York Yankees star is beloved by baseball fans for his grace on and off the field and known around the world for his brief marriage to Marilyn Monroe -- factors that stand to drive up the price at the December 10 auction. Sotheby's called it the most historically important DiMaggio...

2005-08-17 14:28:54

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - James Dougherty, the first and last surviving husband of Hollywood icon Marilyn Monroe, has died in California, a relative said on Wednesday. Dougherty, 84, a retired Los Angeles detective and former local politician in Maine, died on Monday in San Rafael, California, north of San Francisco, his stepdaughter Annie Woods said by telephone. Dougherty married 16-year-old Norma Jeane Baker in 1942, midway through World War II. His mother was good friends with...

2005-08-05 18:05:03

Please read in 12th paragraph ... full-length mirrors ... instead of ... full-length neighbors ... . By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Marilyn Monroe fretted over a relationship with then-Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy and had a one-night stand with actress Joan Crawford that left her cold. Monroe also thought sex with former spouse and playwright Arthur Miller was just "so-so" and maintained a deep affection for ex-husband Joe DiMaggio. But she credited her psychiatrist with...

2005-08-05 17:13:17

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Marilyn Monroe fretted over a relationship with then-Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy AND had a one-night stand with actress Joan Crawford that left her cold. Monroe also thought sex with former spouse and playwright Arthur Miller was just "so-so" and maintained a deep affection for ex-husband Joe DiMaggio. But she credited her psychiatrist with teaching her how to achieve orgasm. The Los Angeles Times revealed a few glimpses into Monroe's mind on...


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