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Joe DiMaggio

1914 - 1999

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Joseph Paul DiMaggio (November 25, 1914 – March 8, 1999), nicknamed "Joltin' Joe", "The Yankee Clipper" and "Joe D.", 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 best known for setting the record for the longest hitting streak in baseball (56 games from May 15 – July 16, 1941), which still stands.DiMaggio was a three-time American League (AL) 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 10,696,922 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 39 in 2019). Joe DiMaggio is the 2nd most popular baseball player, the 839th most popular biography from United States (down from 753rd 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 74Before him are Babe Ruth. After him are Jackie Robinson, Lou Gehrig, Sadaharu Oh, Hank Aaron, Cy Young, Ted Williams, Ty Cobb, Mickey Mantle, Roberto Clemente, and Yogi Berra.

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Among people born in 1914, Joe DiMaggio ranks 27Before him are Jonas Salk, Willi Stoph, Joe Louis, Abd al-Karim Qasim, Desmond Llewelyn, and Karl Carstens. After him are Philippe Ariès, George Dantzig, Muhammad Nasiruddin al-Albani, Robert Wise, Peter Townsend, and Louis, Prince Napoléon. Among people deceased in 1999, Joe DiMaggio ranks 21Before him are Wassily Leontief, Georgios Papadopoulos, Petr Shelokhonov, Willi Stoph, Desmond Llewelyn, and Jerzy Grotowski. After him are Dirk Bogarde, Akio Morita, Glenn T. Seaborg, Arthur Leonard Schawlow, Sarah Knauss, and Trygve Haavelmo.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Joe DiMaggio ranks 839 out of 18,182Before him are Joseph P. Kennedy Sr. (1888), Raymond Carver (1938), James Cromwell (1940), James Earl Jones (1931), Robert Hofstadter (1915), and Ike Turner (1931). After him are Brian Dennehy (1938), John Franklin Enders (1897), Larry Hagman (1931), George Minot (1885), Mickey Rooney (1920), and Lillian Gish (1893).

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), Ted Williams (1918), Ty Cobb (1886), Mickey Mantle (1931), Yogi Berra (1925), Willie Mays (1931), and Barry Bonds (1964).