Sport: New Jobs for Old Pros

Two heroes of the 1951 World Series were back in the news again last week. One hung up his glove for good; the other found a new place to hang his hat.

Joe DiMaggio, still the "Yankee Clipper" at 37, but no longer a terror at the plate (last year's batting average, his worst: .263), finally called it quits after 16 years with the Yankees. Said Centerfielder DiMaggio, who retires with a lifetime average of .325: "When baseball is no longer fun, it's no longer a game. And so, I've played my last game...

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