Sunday, May 28, 2006
Tuesday, May 09, 2006
So said Joltin' Joey DiMaggio to Paul Simon. I was reminded of the second-best DiMaggio quote when it was reported that the highest-priced autographed baseball ever sold, signed by Giuseppe Paolo DiMaggio himself along Norma Jean Mortensen, just went for $191,200 at a Dallas auction. When Marilyn visited the troops during the Korean War in 1954, she returned to report to her new husband:
"It was so wonderful, Joe. You never heard such cheering."
To which he stoically replied:
"Yes I have."Man, what a wonderful thing to be able to say.