Joe DiMaggio

1914 - 1999

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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 Sicilian Italian immigrants in California, he is widely considered one of the greatest baseball players of all time, and had a 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 7,461,293 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). Joe DiMaggio is the 2nd most popular baseball player (down from 1st in 2019), the 753rd most popular biography from United States (down from 671st in 2019) and the 2nd most popular American Baseball Player.

Joe DiMaggio is most famous for being a member of the New York Yankees and for his 56-game hitting streak in 1941.

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Among baseball players, Joe DiMaggio ranks 2 out of 70Before him are Babe Ruth. After him are Jackie Robinson, Lou Gehrig, Sadaharu Oh, Hank Aaron, Cy Young, Ty Cobb, Ted Williams, Mickey Mantle, Roberto Clemente, and Yogi Berra.

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Among people born in 1914, Joe DiMaggio ranks 25Before him are Lída Baarová, Joe Louis, Aribert Heim, Jonas Salk, Ahmed Hassan al-Bakr, and Willi Stoph. After him are Desmond Llewelyn, Philippe Ariès, Karl Carstens, Gino Bartali, Etty Hillesum, and Abd al-Karim Qasim. Among people deceased in 1999, Joe DiMaggio ranks 20Before him are Georgios Papadopoulos, Robert Bresson, Raisa Gorbacheva, Fred Trump, Willi Stoph, and Jerzy Grotowski. After him are Julius Nyerere, Desmond Llewelyn, Iris Murdoch, Petr Shelokhonov, Akio Morita, and Oliver Reed.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Joe DiMaggio ranks 753 out of 15,968Before him are Charles Cooley (1864), Ray Manzarek (1939), Jayne Mansfield (1933), Ambrose Bierce (1842), John Belushi (1949), and C. Wright Mills (1916). After him are John Dos Passos (1896), Lex Barker (1919), Aaron T. Beck (1921), George Foreman (1949), Philip Zimbardo (1933), and Stanley Milgram (1933).

Among BASEBALL PLAYERS In United States

Among baseball players born in United States, Joe DiMaggio ranks 2Before him are Babe Ruth (1895). After him are Jackie Robinson (1919), Lou Gehrig (1903), Hank Aaron (1934), Cy Young (1867), Ty Cobb (1886), Ted Williams (1918), Mickey Mantle (1931), Yogi Berra (1925), Willie Mays (1931), and Sandy Koufax (1935).