Joe DiMaggio

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2011

    Albert Pujols Better Than Joltin' Joe? Say It Ain't So!: Texas Rangers-St. Louis Cardinals World Series Preview and Game 1 Open Thread

    Texas RangersGives you that warm, fuzzy feeling inside, doesn't it?​It's finally here. Pinch yourself. Your Texas Rangers are back in the World Series, and this time feels much different than last year's playoff run. There's a confidence flowing through my body that just wasn't there before, a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2011

    Backbackbackbackback ... to the 1995 All-Star Game Right Here in Texas

     Lyle Lovett sang the National Anthem. Nolan Ryan threw out the first pitch. Joe DiMaggio was on hand. Barry Bonds and Cal Ripken Jr. opposed each other. And, in the NL's 3-2 win at the brand new Ballpark in Arlington, the Marlins' Jeff Conine was the MVP for his pinch-hit homer. Someho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2010

    Rangers vs. Giants: Grilled Crab at a Ballpark Instead of Nachos? This is America, Dammit.

    See you for Game Three.​Since City of Ate readers are the sort who might hesitate upon being offered a World Series ticket, taking a much-needed moment to wonder what they might find to eat at the game, we offer here a cheat sheet to the leading concessions at Rangers Ballpark and AT&T Park. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2010

    Josh Hamilton: More than the MVP

    ​In advance of this week's Observer column on Texas Rangers' outfielder Josh Hamilton I asked new owner Chuck Greenberg about signing his star to a new, long-term deal next winter. "With his bat and glove and legs and arm and heart, he's our MVP and I think the best player in the game today," ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2009

    Dude Food: Joe's Pizza, Pasta & Subs

    I was disappointed that I forgot to bring a camera--until I found this picture on Joe's web page the Web page for another Joe's pizza, pasta and subs joint in Arlington, VA. ​Joe's Pizza, Pasta & Subs4300 Matlock Road, ArlingtonDude Factor: 8, or Joe Pesci, on a scale of 1 (Joe Jonas) to 10 (J ... More >>

  • News

    August 21, 2008

    Pitch Perfect

    The Grand Prairie AirHogs are willing to do whatever it takes to make you a fan. And that includes win.

  • Blogs

    September 25, 2007

    Batter Worlds

    From human hands, to leather gloves. On the heels of the highly successful and semi-controversial exhibition delving into the human body, the Dallas Museum of Nature & Science this week debuts its kindler, gentler endeavor -- baseball. In conjunction with the State Fair of Texas, the DMNS will host ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2007

    How to Get Into the Baseball Hall of Fame

    Yesterday: Body Worlds. Tomorrow: Batter up. On the heels of the highly successful exhibition delving into the human body, the Dallas Museum of Nature & Science’s next endeavor will be a historic examination of baseball. In conjunction with the State Fair of Texas, starting Sept. 28 and running ... More >>

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    May 10, 2006
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    May 3, 2006
  • News

    April 27, 2006

    History for Sale

    Heritage Auction Galleries made a fortune selling rare coins. Now its making a mint offering gems from Americas rich past.

  • Dining

    November 20, 2003

    The Real Thing

    Fake it at Sushi@Manhattan's

  • News

    October 30, 2003

    Nobody's Fool

    He has three Oscars, co-wrote Bonnie and Clyde and Paul Newman digs him. So why don't you know Dallas-born filmmaker Robert Benton?

  • Culture

    May 2, 2002

    Skate or Die

    In the 1970s, the Z-Boys were hell on wheels. Today, they're shredding the big screen.

  • Music

    May 25, 2000

    Out There

    Billy Bragg & Wilco

  • Music

    May 27, 1999


    Leap-frogging through history with the Toadies

  • Culture

    March 18, 1999

    Talking up The Ticket

    Or: Why The Fake Johnny Oates is better than the real thing

  • Culture

    September 10, 1998

    Juan for all

    Gonzalez's RBI record doesn't mean a thing unless the Rangers win the West

  • Calendar

    May 21, 1998

    Night & Day

    May 21 - 27, 1998

  • Dining

    December 18, 1997

    Pooped-out pony

    Palomino blows its wad on style, forgets food

  • Music

    March 21, 1996

    The Morse code

    Texan Ella Mae influenced rock, then she crawled under one