Quote: Originally Posted By ooooohdoggie on 11/11/2006
1951 Spring Training Shoot in Pasadena, California. Marilyn Monroe and some White Sox.
Marilyn had done a few publicity photos with Gus Zernial, a power-hitting outfielder for the Philadelphia Athletics. A few days later, the retired DiMaggio played in an exhibition game against Zernial. The outfielder said that the Yankee Clipper had seen the shot and teased him, saying, "How come I never get to pose with beautiful girls like that?"
DiMaggio learned through Zernial that press agent Dave Marsh had set up the photo shoot. DiMaggio contacted Marsh and the two stars were set up on a date. Marilyn showed up late -- two hours late -- and was supposedly cool until joined by actor Mickey Rooney, who spotted the couple across the room. Rooney, a baseball fan, began regaling DiMaggio’s exploits. Rooney’s fawning is said to have piqued Marilyn’s interest.
Quote: Originally Posted By ooooohdoggie on 4/08/2006Roseboro in a guest spot on " Mr. Ed " With Marichal and Koufax.
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