Joe DiMaggio

1914 - 1999

Joe DiMaggio

Joseph Paul DiMaggio (November 25, 1914 – March 8, 1999), nicknamed "Joltin' Joe" and "The Yankee Clipper", was an American baseball center fielder who played his entire 13-year career in Major League Baseball for the New York Yankees. Born to Italian immigrants in California, he is widely considered one of the greatest baseball players of all time, and is perhaps best known for his 56-game hitting streak (May 15–July 16, 1941), a record that still stands.DiMaggio was a three-time Most Valuable Player Award winner and an All-Star in each of his 13 seasons. During his tenure with the Yankees, the club won ten American League pennants and nine World Series championships. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joe DiMaggio has received more than 5,959,100 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia making him the most popular baseball player.

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Among baseball players, Joe DiMaggio ranks 1 out of 36After him are Babe Ruth, Jackie Robinson, Lou Gehrig, Sadaharu Oh, Cy Young, Hank Aaron, Ichiro Suzuki, Ty Cobb, Mickey Mantle, Ted Williams, and Yogi Berra.

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Among people born in 1914, Joe DiMaggio ranks 24Before him are Aribert Heim, Alec Guinness, Tyrone Power, Ahmed Hassan al-Bakr, Raymond Davis Jr., and Willi Stoph. After him are Joe Louis, Karl Carstens, Abd al-Karim Qasim, Gino Bartali, Jonas Salk, and Philippe Ariès. Among people deceased in 1999, Joe DiMaggio ranks 19Before him are Gertrude B. Elion, Georgios Papadopoulos, Robert Bresson, Anatoliy Solovianenko, Jerzy Grotowski, and Willi Stoph. After him are Iris Murdoch, Arthur Leonard Schawlow, Akio Morita, Fred Trump, Julius Nyerere, and Gerhard Herzberg.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Joe DiMaggio ranks 671 out of 12,171Before him are Douglass North (1920), Irwin Rose (1926), Bill Cosby (1937), John Carpenter (1948), Angela Davis (1944), and Matt Damon (1970). After him are Omar Bradley (1893), Alan Arkin (1934), Sheldon Lee Glashow (1932), Ginger Rogers (1911), Jayne Mansfield (1933), and Margaret Hamilton (1936).

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Among baseball players born in United States, Joe DiMaggio ranks 1After him are Babe Ruth (1895), Jackie Robinson (1919), Lou Gehrig (1903), Cy Young (1867), Hank Aaron (1934), Ty Cobb (1886), Mickey Mantle (1931), Ted Williams (1918), Yogi Berra (1925), Sandy Koufax (1935), and Willie Mays (1931).

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