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DiMaggio Hit an Inside-the-Park HR and Mantle Hit One in the Upper Deck in 1962

New York Yankees were hosting the Chicago White Sox on July 28, 1962. A Saturday afternoon crowd of 53,199 was on hand, but the game between the two rivals was not the primary attraction. It was Old Timers' Day

The 1937 American League All-Stars faced the National League All-Stars in a two-inning game before the regularly scheduled contest. In 1937, the American Leaguers triumphed by a score of 8-3 at Griffith Stadium in Washington.

Joe DiMaggio retired after the 1951 season because he realized that he was no longer "Joe DiMaggio." The second-greatest center fielder in history, right behind Ty Cobb, was appearing in his 11th old timers' game, batting third.

In the first inning, with Earl Averill on first and one out, DiMaggio faced ...

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