How DiMaggio wound up in an A's uniform

Jan 12, 2022 665

BY: Anthony Castrovince

The image does not compute. It ought to come with an Error 404 message. Or maybe an Error 5 message, because that’s the number on the jersey. And while that number and the face of the man wearing it are familiar, nothing else about this picture is recognizable.

That’s , all right. The hair is grayer and the face a little more weathered than in his 56-game-hitting-streak prime, but we’d know that handsome Italian-American mug anywhere. That’s the man who famously said, “I’d like to thank the good Lord for making me a Yankee.”

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