Dimaggio Past Noah speaks with Richard Ben Cramer, author of the forthcoming biography "Joe DiMaggio: The Hero's Life," about the baseball great's early years in San Francisco. One of nine sons born to a poor immigrant fisherman, DiMaggio displayed remarkable talent for baseball at an early age but as a young teenager fell away from the sport because he didn't think it offered a way to make a living.
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Dimaggio Past

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Dimaggio Past

Dimaggio Past

Dimaggio Past

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Noah speaks with Richard Ben Cramer, author of the forthcoming biography "Joe DiMaggio: The Hero's Life," about the baseball great's early years in San Francisco. One of nine sons born to a poor immigrant fisherman, DiMaggio displayed remarkable talent for baseball at an early age but as a young teenager fell away from the sport because he didn't think it offered a way to make a living.