Location: Bayport, , United States
Joe Hardy has an athletic build like a running back which translates into slightly more muscular, broader, and huskier than his older brother Frank.
He is a Junior at Bayport High School and weighs 185 pounds. He is often impulsive and always ready to act, sometimes too fast.
He always carries his passport with him.
Joe playes football, baseball, and runs track. He always dreamed of being a Major League baseball player as a kid. Joes specialty in track is the 100-yard dash.
At Frank's insistence, he has taken a few karate lessons.
He likes to drink Coke as opposed to Pepsi.
Joe has taken lifesaving training.
He is a sprinter as apposed to a long-distance runner.
Joe had a 1958 station wagon with wood paneling stolen by the Lazarus Clinic. He bought a 1955 Buick Roadmaster not long after the station wagon was stolen.
He eats pizza with green peppers, onions, pepperoni, and extra cheese.
Joe was 2 years old when his dad retired from the NYPD and decided to become a private investigator.
He was a boy scout until he got too busy.