Name: Joey DiRaggio
Other Names: Joe Diraggio
Classification: supporting character based on a real person
First Appearance: Captain America Comics #7 (Oct. 1941): "Death Loads the Bases"
Number of appearances: 1
Foe of: The Black Toad
Worked for: Brooklyn Badgers
Note: WWII-era pro-baseball player
Joey DiRaggio was killed by the villainous "Black Toad" (his team's former manager in disguise).
The Brooklyn Badgers are Marvel analogs of the Brooklyn Dodgers.
Diraggio was presumably based on real-life baseball legend Joe DiMaggio (a Catholic).
This character is in the following 2 stories which have been indexed by this website:
Captain America Comics #7 (Oct. 1941): "Death Loads the Bases"
Captain America Comics 70th Anniversary Special #1 (June 2009): "Death Loads the Bases"
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