Player: DiMaggio, Joe
Card: 1948 Leaf #1
“Baseball isn’t statistics; it’s Joe DiMaggio rounding second.” (attributed to either Jimmy Breslin by Herb Caen, San Francisco Chronicle, June 3, 1975 OR sportswriter Jimmy Cannon).
“Joe DiMaggio was the greatest all-around player I ever saw.” – Ted Williams
Joseph Paul DiMaggio, 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. His nine career World Series rings is second only to fellow Yankee Yogi Berra, who won ten.
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Joe is part of the Hall of Fame Player Tour – Go to the Next Stop
Joe is also part of the Born in San Fran/Oakland/Sacramento Tour – Go to the Next Stop
Joe is also part of the Pacific Coast League Hall of Fame Tour – Go to the Next Stop
Joe is also part of the MVP/Cy Young Tour – Go To The Next Stop
Joe is also part of the Military Service during Wartime Tour – go to the Next Stop
Joe D is also part of the Italian American Sports Hall of Fame Tour – Go to the Next Stop
The Yankee Clipper is part of the All-Star Player Tour – Go to the Next Stop
The Yankee Clipper is also part of the New York Yankee Players Tour – Go To the Next Stop
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