Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Joe DiMaggio's Military Service Secrets Revealed

Joltin' Joe had a "defective attitude toward the service." According to records revealed on  TheSmokingGun.com, DiMaggio didn't really have glowing reviews in the military.

Reports from Major Emile Stoloff and Major William Barrett say Joe D's "personal problems appeared to be more of consequence to him than his obligations to adjust to the demands of the service." Stoloff added that the Yankee Clipper had a "conscious attitude of hostility and resistance." Ouch!

Years ago, Hunt Auctions did a big DiMaggio military records auction.

More at TheSmokingGun website.

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