Joe DiMaggio

Biography

Joseph Paul "Joe" DiMaggio (November 25, 1914 – March 8, 1999), was an American baseball player for the New York Yankees. He was voted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1955. He was the middle of three brothers who each became major league center fielders, the others being Vince and Dom. DiMaggio was a 3-time MVP winner and 13-time All-Star (the only player to be selected for the All-Star Game in every season he played). In his thirteen year career, the Yankees won ten pennants and nine world championships. At the time of his retirement, he had the fifth-most career home runs (361) and sixth-highest slugging percentage (.579) in history. He is perhaps best known for his 56-game hitting streak (May 15–July 16, 1941), a record that still stands. A 1969 poll conducted to coincide with the centennial of professional baseball voted him the sport's greatest living player. DiMaggio; a heavy cigarette smoker throughout his life, was admitted to Memorial Regional Hospital in Hollywood, Florida, on October 12, 1998, for lung cancer surgery and remained there for the next 99 days. He returned to his Florida home on January 19, where he died on March 8, 1999.

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Dream Girl: The Making of Marilyn Monroe

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The Mystery of Marilyn Monroe: The Unheard Tapes

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Reggie

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Marilyn - Made in Hollywod

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The Legend of Marilyn Monroe

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Marilyn Monroe - The Mortal Goddess

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The First of May

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Mantle - The Definitive Story of Mickey Mantle

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Reverse of the Curse of the Bambino

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When It Was a Game

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Reggie

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Dream Girl: The Making of Marilyn Monroe

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Marilyn - Made in Hollywod

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The Mystery of Marilyn Monroe: The Unheard Tapes

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Love, Marilyn

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Mantle - The Definitive Story of Mickey Mantle

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2004 World Series

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Reverse of the Curse of the Bambino

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Marilyn Monroe - The Final Days

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The First of May

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The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg

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Marilyn Monroe - The Mortal Goddess

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When It Was a Game

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Zelig

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The Legend of Marilyn Monroe

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Angels in the Outfield

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The Stratton Story

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