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Joey DiRaggio

The Religious Affiliation of
Joey DiRaggio
 

Religion: Catholic CBR Scale: A

Name: Joey DiRaggio

Other Names: Joe Diraggio

Classification: supporting character supporting character   based on a real person based on a real person  

Publisher(s): Marvel Timely

First Appearance: Captain America Comics #7 (Oct. 1941): "Death Loads the Bases"

Creators: Joe Simon, Jack Kirby

Number of Appearances: 1

Enemy of: The Black Toad

Defended or Helped by: Captain America, Bucky

Occupation: athlete

Worked for: The Brooklyn Badgers

Gender: male

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"


Suggested links for further research about this character and the character's religious affiliation:
  - http://www.marvunapp.com/Appendix/blacktoadcac7.htm
  - http://www.marvunapp.com/master/dindn.htm
  - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joe_DiMaggio
  - http://www.marvunapp.com/master/broabros.htm
  - http://www.marvunapp.com/master/black0nv.htm
  - http://www.comics.org/issue/1708/
  - http://comicbookdb.com/issue.php?ID=21706
  - http://marvel.wikia.com/Captain_America_Comics_Vol_1_7