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    John Muir’s home, Martinez, California

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    2. Martinez murals Main and Estudillo streets: In 2011, Martinez resident Mario Alfaro painted two murals highlighting historic aspects of the city. The first mural depicts John Muir and his home, native son Joe DiMaggio and the Pony Express. The second illustrates Italian fisherman working in and around the waters of the Carquinez Strait.

    Baseball Martinez Regional Shoreline has a magnificent waterfront and many recreation areas and activities, such as boating, hiking, fishing, a horse arena, soccer field, bocce ball court, and softball field. The softball complex was named after a famous New York Yankee baseball player, “Joltin’ Joe DiMaggio”. DiMaggio is an Italian American who was born in Martinez and his father, Giuseppe Paolo Di Maggio had been a fisherman for years. Their home growing up was located nearby Fisherma