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March 04, 2009

DiMaggio in Disneyland

This week marks the start of baseball's Spring Training, and the 10th anniversary of the death of a baseball legend, Joe DiMaggio. Dave Webber is a sportscaster who met Joe DiMaggio a few years before DiMaggio passed away. Usually Joe DiMaggio didn't sign autographs in his later years, and when Dave asked for one, he wasn't surprised to be turned down. But then Dave said something that caused the ballplayer to turn around, chuckle, and sign Dave's baseball. Dick Gordon speaks with Dave Webber about that one magical afternoon and the memory of a lifetime. 

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