Historical Fiction Abby V.

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When the little boys grandpa made his chair

March 9, 1941 - March 10, 1941

When he used to sit with his grandpa he didn't have a chair. Then one night his grandpa started making him a chair and when he went over there was his new chair.

When the attack on pearl harbor started

December 7, 1941 - December 8, 1941

When the attack on pearl harbor started the little boy and his grandpa were sitting inside and listening to the radio.

Becoming Joe DiMaggio

December 7, 1941 - 1948

This story is about a little boy who wanted to be Joe DiMaggio when he was older, he used to listen to the baseball games with his grandpa on the radio. Then when he was nine pearl harbor got attacked and there was no baseball for a long time. When he got older he decided that he wanted to be a doctor more than he wanted to be a baseball player. And in the end he was sixteen, it had been 7 years since the attack on pearl harbor. Now he was going off to go become a doctor.

Time he spent with his grandpa

April 7, 1942 - April 10, 1942

The little boy spent time with his grandpa in the summer listening to baseball on the radio.

When the little boy decided to be a doctor

1947 - 1948

When he grew up he decided to not become a baseball player, but a doctor.

Joe DiMaggio

When Joe DiMaggio was born

Nov. 25 1914 - Nov. 26 1914

Born on November 25, 1914, in Martinez, California

When Joe DiMaggio decided to become a baseball player

1930 - 1931

Instead of following his father onto his fishing boat, Joe DiMaggio followed his older brother Vince onto San Francisco's sandlot baseball fields.

His first baseball season

1932 - 1933

During that first full season with the Seals, Joe DiMaggio batted .340 with 28 home runs and put together a 61-game hitting streak.

Who he married and had a child with

1939 - 1952

Joe DiMaggio married Dorothy Arnold in 1939, and they had a son, John III, before divorcing after five years of marriage.

When he retired

1952 - 1953

In 1952 he retired in baseball and got remarried to Marilyn Monroe.