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This is the grave of Dom DiMaggio. Born in San Francisco in 1917, DiMaggio of course grew up in the one of the nation’s great baseball families. His brother Joe was simply one of the greatest hitters of all time and Vince was a journeyman who had a good long career. Dominic was the youngest […]
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This is the grave of Bobby Doerr. Born in 1918 in Los Angeles, Doerr was given his middle name of Pershing after John J. Pershing, World War I general. Doerr generally did a better job of chasing down balls in the infield than Pershing did chasing Villa in Mexico. Anyway, Doerr became a star ballplayer. […]
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This is the grave of Don Baylor. Born in 1949 in Austin, Texas, Baylor grew up in Clarksville, Texas. He was among the first black students to integrate Texas public schools in the early 1960s. He went to high school back in Austin and was a big sports star in both football and baseball. The […]
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