TitleMr.
Name:Joeseph Paul
Surname:DiMaggio
Nationality:USA  USA
Date of Birth:25/11/1914
Died:08/03/1999
Function:Player
 
Biography:
Died: March 8, 1999, Hollywood, Florida Batted: right Threw: right Played for: New York Yankees Elected to Hall of Fame by BBWAA: 1955 223 votes of 251 ballots cast: 88.84% Career Batting Record Hall of Fame Plaque Joe DiMaggio is remembered as one of the game's most graceful athletes a "picture player" both at bat and in center field. Many rate his 56-consecutive-game hitting streak in 1941 as the top baseball feat of all time. "The Yankee Clipper" used an unusually wide stance in winning two batting championships and three MVP awards. In 13 seasons he amassed 361 homers, averaged 118 RBI annually and compiled a .325 lifetime batting mark. At Baseball's 1969 Centennial Celebration, he was named the game's greatest living player. Did you know ... that in 1933, eight years before his famed 56-game hitting streak, Joe DiMaggio fashioned a 61-game hitting streak with the San Francisco Seals of the Pacific Coast League?
 
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