Yankee Clipper


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a clipper ship built in the United States. See clipper{3}.
Joe DiMaggio; - a nickname for the player who was a prominent member of the New York Yankees baseball team in the 1940's.

See also: Clipper, Clipper

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*** The Observer of July, 1939, also reported that the Pan American Airways flying boat Yankee Clipper had the previous Sunday arrived at Port of Washington, Long Island, from Southampton, having completed the trans-Atlantic airmail service's first round trip.
And truth be told, "Greatest Living Player" would have better been called "Greatest Living Legend" because, frankly, the 54-year old Yankee Clipper probably could not have taken the field the next day and won a ballgame for you.
Perhaps venerable Yankee Clipper to scratch that collecting itch?
Gordon continued to circle the moon in the command module, the Yankee Clipper, looking down from 70 miles above.
Back then tabloids tirelessly covered the Yankee Clipper and former Playboy pinup girl and actress, paving the way for the celebrity-driven, TMZ culture of today.
The restaurant houses a Yankee Clipper airplane with a 30-foot wingspan, that hangs from the roof joists and is suspended over the tables.
For the next few weeks they will be here strictly as actors, appearing in the Columbia picture 'Safe At Home!' Scenes will be shot at the ball park and at the club's quarters in the Yankee Clipper Hotel." (3) A week later, it was announced that star hurler Whitey Ford and skipper Ralph Houk had been added to the cast.
Our second card is the arrival of a Yankee Clipper which would travel from New York to Liverpool in 13 days back in 1854.
I immediately said yes, as I recognized The Yankee Clipper, Joe DiMaggio.
Some of those breeds originally came from China, brought on Yankee Clipper trade ships in the mid-19th century, according to the New England Brown Egg Council.
As the Pan Am Yankee Clipper flying boat banked into its final turn before settling down on the Tagus River, the performers took their seats.