Profile of the Day: Joe DiMaggio
Are you a baseball fan? On November 25, 1914, legendary baseball player Joe DiMaggio was born in Martinez, California. He was the eighth of nine children born to Italian immigrants Giuseppe and Rosalia DiMaggio. His father had hoped for Joe to follow in his footsteps and become a fisherman like him., however, Joe had other plans for his future. His humble beginnings as the son of a fisherman helped form his image as the embodiment of the “American Dream.” He made his major league debut on May 3, 1936 as a member of the New York Yankees and would help lead his team to nine World Series titles. Today he is remembered as one of the greatest baseball players in history.