Jul 12th, 2013
The DiMaggios: Three Brothers, Their Passion for Baseball, Their Pursuit of the American Dream
In The DiMaggios, Tom Clavin draws on a wealth of source materials, interviews with family members and teammates, and in-depth reporting to reveal how three kids from an immigrant family of eleven found their way to the upper echelons of American sports and popular culture. A vivid portrait of a family and the ways in which their shifting fortunes and status shaped their relationships, it is also a transporting exploration of an era and a culture, using baseball as a lens to view and understand American society in the twentieth century.
Listen in to a fascinating discussion from the Bergino Baseball Clubhouse, as Tom Clavin brings to life the great American story of three brothers -- Joltin' Joe, Dom, and Vince DiMaggio -- and the great American game, baseball, that would consume their lives...