"I'd walk into (New York Yankees owner) George Steinbrenner's office, shake his hand, and say, 'Howdy, partner,'" quipped Joltin' Joe
That's because overseers of the National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame suddenly lifted their statue of Joltin' Joe
after close to 20 years near Taylor Street.
Until the end of his life (and probably beyond), Joltin' Joe
was stylishly dressed.
While Joe is immortalized as The Yankee Clipper, Dom had a stellar career with the Red Sox (.298 career average) and might have joined Joltin' Joe
in the Hall of Fame had he not lost three prime seasons to World War II.
It was largely my late grandfather's influence who listened to baseball on the radio when Joltin' Joe
DiMaggio ruled the roost.
All the legendary baseball figures ranging from the Babe Ruth, Satchel Paige, and Ty Cobb, to Joltin' Joe
, Jackie Robinson, the Say Hey Kid played there.
By the end of October 6, Joltin' Joe
, shortstop Phil Rizzuto, pitcher Lefty Gomez, and the rest of the boys were the world champions of baseball.
, which is also available in a medium roast, is hand-roasted and delivers on its promise of smooth brew with a rich aroma.
Joe DiMaggio, Joltin' Joe
, superstar of the New York Yankees, second in America's baseball pantheon only to the immortal Babe Ruth, the mighty Bambino.
White Coffee has Joltin' Joe
, under license from Joe DiMaggio LLC, while Krispy Kreme and Crumbs Bake Shop have coffees, and Dunkin' Donuts has added licensed coffee creamers to be sold in grocery and club stores.
DiMaggio kept it brewing as a high profile spokesman.
Soon after Monroe had split from Joltin' Joe
, a private investigator told him that his ex was shacking up at a house in West Hollywood with Schaefer.