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Joe DiMaggio(1914-1999)

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(1936-1942, 1946-1951)

Basball Player Name: Joe DiMaggio

Time period of Play: 1936-1951

Position of Play: Center Fielder

Joe DiMaggio was a noted American baseball player. He played for the New York Yankees.
In 1953, DiMaggio was nominated for the Baseball Hall of Fame. In 1955, he was finally selected for the Baseball Hall of fame. In 1969, he was voted as the greatest living player. In 1936, DiMaggio started his career by battling for Lou Gehrig. In 13 years, DiMaggio gave outstanding hits and bagged 13 titles for Yankees. He also became the first player to earn US$100,00 in a year.
His unbreakable record ‘the 56-game hitting steak (May 15-July 16, 1941)’ brought considerable fame to his career. A three-time MVP winner and 13-time All-Star, Joe DiMaggio helped Yankees win nine world championships and 10 pennants. He was also named as the League’s Most Valuable Player.
He made a habit of giving a hit quite often. People gave great regard to his high spirit. During the time of his retirement, he was the fifth player who had maximum home runs.
 
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Personal Information

Full Name: Joseph Paul DiMaggio
Born: November 25, 1914
Died: March 8, 1999
Playing Position: Center Fielder
 
 

Career

MLB debut was in May 3, 1936 for the New York Yankees and Last MLB appearance was in September 30, 1951 for the New York Yankees
 
Batting Average   .325
Hits    2,214
Home Runs    361
Runs Batted In    1,537
 
 

Teams

New York Yankees (1936-1942, 1946-1951)
 

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