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Dom DiMaggio: Overshadowed on the Field but Not in Life

Published by on May 14, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

A man is born with it, and it follows him to the grave. It can be a curse or a blessing and is ultimately how he is remembered.

For Dominic Paul DiMaggio, his last name could've been a curse. Considering he was the younger brother of the great Joe DiMaggio and elected to go into the same line of work as the Yankee Clipper and play the same position.

Much like younger brothers Tommie Aaron or Brent and Keith Gretzky, who elected to follow their Hall of Fame older brothers into the same profession only to have forgettable careers, the younger DiMaggio, who passed away last week at the age of 92, was a success both on and off the field.

Despite being overshadowed by his iconic older brother, Dom was p...

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