Who is Joe DiMaggio?

Joe DiMaggio

Joseph Paul "Joe" DiMaggio (/dɨˈmɑːʒioʊ/ /dɨˈmædʒioʊ/; November 25, 1914 – March 8, 1999), nicknamed "Joltin' Joe" and "The Yankee Clipper", was an American Major League Baseball center fielder who played his entire 13-year career for the New York Yankees. He is perhaps best known for his 56-game hitting streak (May 15 – July 16, 1941), a record that as of 2012 still stands. DiMaggio was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1955.

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Mrs. Robinson - Joe DiMaggio
... References in the last verse to Joe DiMaggio are perhaps the most discussed ... Cavett Show why Mantle wasn't mentioned in the song instead of DiMaggio ... It's about how many beats there are." For himself, DiMaggio initially complained that he had not gone anywhere, but soon dropped his complaints after a cordial meeting with Paul ...
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... only one year before a new star appeared Joe DiMaggio ... Williams of the Red Sox hunting for the elusive.400 batting average and Joe DiMaggio getting hits in consecutive ballgames ... By the end of his hitting streak, DiMaggio hit in 56 consecutive games, the current major league record ...
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Joe DiMaggio - Further Reading
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New York Yankees Award Winners And League Leaders - Major League Baseball Awards - Most Valuable Player
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