H.J.Res.235 - Designating May 15, 1991, as "Joe DiMaggio Day".102nd Congress (1991-1992)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Russo, Martin A. [D-IL-3] (Introduced 04/24/1991)|
|Committees:||House - Post Office and Civil Service|
|Latest Action:||House - 04/26/1991 Referred to the Subcommittee on Census and Population. (All Actions)|
This bill has the status Introduced
Here are the steps for Status of Legislation:
Text: H.J.Res.235 — 102nd Congress (1991-1992)All Information (Except Text)
There is one version of the bill.
Text available as:
- This text predates authenticated digital publishing. It may be incomplete.
Introduced in House
HJ 235 IH 102d CONGRESS 1st Session H. J. RES. 235 Designating May 15, 1991, as `Joe DiMaggio Day'. IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES April 24, 1991 Mr. RUSSO (for himself, Mr. ANNUNZIO, Mr. DOWNEY, Mr. MILLER of California, Mr. PANETTA, Mr. FOGLIETTA, Mr. FAZIO of California, Ms. PELOSI, Mr. GUARINI, Mr. DEFAZIO, Mr. COSTELLO, Mr. SCHUMER, Mrs. BOXER, Mr. POSHARD, Mr. DURBIN, Mr. WYDEN, Mr. KOPETSKI, Mr. ROHRABACHER, Mr. CLEMENT, Mr. MCDERMOTT, Mr. OBERSTAR, Mr. WILSON, Mr. COLEMAN of Texas, Mr. DELLUMS, Mr. MCGRATH, Mr. MARTINEZ, Mr. DE LUGO, Mr. ABERCROMBIE, Mr. TORRICELLI, Mr. BILBRAY, Mr. HORTON, Mr. TRAFICANT, Mr. SERRANO, Mr. FEIGHAN, Mr. SKEEN, Mrs. MORELLA, Mr. HERTEL, Mr. LIPINSKI, Mr. MCNULTY, Mr. LEVINE of California, Mr. LAGOMARSINO, Mr. BUSTAMANTE, Mr. FAWELL, Mr. SUNDQUIST, Mr. ROE, Mr. QUILLEN, Mr. BONIOR, Mr. MACHTLEY, Mr. MCEWEN, Mr. ENGEL, Mr. SOLARZ, Mr. EMERSON, Mr. DWYER of New Jersey, Mr. JEFFERSON, Mr. RAHALL, Mr. LANCASTER, Mr. MCDADE, Mr. MURPHY, Mr. LENT, and Mr. APPLEGATE) introduced the following joint resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Post Office and Civil Service JOINT RESOLUTION Designating May 15, 1991, as `Joe DiMaggio Day'. Whereas the month of May 1991 marks the 50th anniversary of one of Major League Baseball's most enduring records, Joe DiMaggio's 56 game hitting streak; Whereas Joe DiMaggio's 56 game hitting streak represented the highlight of an extraordinary career which included Joe DiMaggio being named the most valuable player three times and playing on the American League All Star team on 11 separate occasions; Whereas Joe DiMaggio compiled a lifetime .325 batting average over 1,736 games in 13 seasons with the New York Yankees; Whereas during Joe DiMaggio's 13 years with the New York Yankees they won 10 American League pennants and nine World Series; Whereas Joe DiMaggio was unanimously elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1955; and Whereas Joe DiMaggio, the `Yankee Clipper', remains a revered national figure 40 years after his retirement from baseball, and is a genuine immortal of baseball who has acquired millions of fans around the world: Now, therefore, be it Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That-- (1) May 15, 1991, is designated as `Joe DiMaggio Day', and the President is authorized and requested to issue a proclamation calling upon the people of the United States to celebrate such day with appropriate ceremonies and activities in honor of Joe DiMaggio's remarkable and lasting major league feat of hitting in 56 consecutive games, and (2) the Congress and the Nation salute Joe DiMaggio for his genuine impact on American society and the positive presence he represents.