Joe DiMaggio

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2011

    Santa's Kicking Some Hitler Ass, Kids: Christmas Ads For WWII War Bonds

    ​Nothing says "Christmas" like killing people. Boys and girls hoping for fire trucks or dolls in World War II sometimes had to settle for war bonds, if their parents acted like these ads told them to. "Yes, Bobby, you asked Santa for a Joe DiMaggio baseball bat, but Santa has to teach the Hu ... More >>

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    November 28, 2011

    Material World: Music to Rock Your Cyber Monday with Video

    In the late '70s, there was a movie spoof on Friday the 13th called Saturday the 14th. It was about as dumb as you imagine it would be. Well, insert punchline here because Black Friday is over, but we are still smack dab in the middle of Cyber Monday, where instead of being stampeded by rampaging sh ... More >>

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    July 25, 2011

    15 Reasons To Keep Watching The Astros

    Watch Ed Wade try to line up another job with the Phillies​I know most of you have probably tuned out on the Astros by the now. Hell, most of you probably tuned out on the Astros back in March. But it's still over a month until the Texans start disappointing everybody again. The NBA may not ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2011

    Songs About A Blonde: Happy Birthday Marilyn Monroe

    ​Marilyn Monroe is one of the first of many women that will completely floor any red-blooded man, gay or straight, at first glance. There is simply no way that those eyes, that smile, that shock of blonde hair, and that figure can leave you feeling devoid of emotion. Girls want to be her, and ... More >>

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    April 20, 2011

    Finally...the 2011 Jim Rome Smack-Off Recap

    Glory days, well they pass you by....​"It's good to be in something from the ground floor, but I came in too late for that. But lately I get the feeling that I came in at the end, that the best is over." -- Tony Soprano In the first three minutes of the greatest television show of all-time, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2011

    One Man's Predictions for This Baseball Season

    ​Believe it or not, it's time, yet again, for the Major League Baseball season to get underway. That's good news for those of us who enjoy watching the best players in baseball play the best sport ever created. That's bad news, however, for us Astros fans because, well, the Astros suck. But ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2010

    Young Man, Older Woman: Top Ten Cougar Anthems

    ​Congratulations to Houston folksinger Glenna Bell. Her "The Cougar Anthem," from this year's Perfectly Legal: Songs of Sex, Love and Murder, was singled out Tuesday alongside Aaron Neville, Keith Richards, Norah Jones and Paul McCartney & Wings in USA Today's weekly "The Playlist" feature. I ... More >>

  • News

    October 14, 2010

    Wet and Half Naked

    One way to smuggle cash

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2010

    Favre In Charge: A Very Special Episode

    Illustratiion by cassandratsBrett Favre's got his hands full​"I'm not getting into that ... I've got my hands full with the Jets." -- Brett Favre, in his weekly press conference on Thursday Hands full? Right. Sure. With the Jets, Brett. Gotcha. If everything we're reading, hearing, and (unfortun ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2010

    Joe DiMaggio -- Nude! Bob Feller, Too! For Baseball's Post-Season, Five Classic-Era Players Exposed (NSFW)

    Breaking news for Houston --baseball's post-season begins tonight. You probably haven't given much thought to the sport since August, but the rest of the country has. To some degree.To celebrate the national pastime in autumn, when every pitch counts and seasons are won and lost, we harken back to t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2010

    Play Ball! Baseball Songs Even A Non-Sports Fan Can Love

    ​Sports aren't really She Said's thing, though she does like to watch games where there's a lot at stake emotionally (Super Bowl XLIV) and she nearly always roots for the underdog. Mostly, she really enjoys the speed of college basketball, and the nostalgia of baseball. She Said's dad is by no mea ... More >>

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    July 25, 2008
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    May 15, 2008
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    May 1, 2008

    Roger Clemens Is Not Alone: More Famous Dalliances between Athletes and Entertainers

    It appears our boy Rocket has outdone himself this time. Or did about a decade ago, when according to the New York Post, Clemens began blasting off with third-tier Nashville singer Mindy McCready. Also, McCready was about 15 at the time. Clemens, through his ever-vigilant attorneys, insists she's a ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 16, 2005

    Another Ball Game

    Meet forgotten stars in "Black Baseball: A History of the Negro Leagues"

  • Music

    May 26, 2005

    Take Me Out... the ball game. Lauding baseball-in-rock's finest moments.

  • Culture

    August 14, 2003

    Trivial Pursuit

    Real drama needs more than Judy and Marilyn memories

  • News

    December 12, 2002


    The Chronicle locks away the Post archives

  • Culture

    May 2, 2002

    Skate or Die

    In the 1970s, the Z-Boys were hell on wheels. Today, they're shredding the big screen.

  • News

    April 1, 1999