Jack Palmer column, 4-29-12: Where have you gone Joe DiMaggio?


The DiMaggios, Clementes and Kalines of yesteryear stand in stark contrast to the best players of the past three decades -- people named Rose, McGwire, Bonds, Sosa, Clemens and A-Rod. They established all sorts of records on the diamond, but may never be voted into the hall of fame because of gambling, steroid usage or other off-the-field conduct.