Joseph Paul DiMaggio (born Giuseppe Paolo DiMaggio Jr.), known as Joe DiMaggio (born the November 25th 1914 with Martínez in California - died the March 8th 1999 with Hollywood in Florida) was a player of American baseball . He was the brother Dom DiMaggio and Vince DiMaggio.
DiMaggio made its beginnings the May 3rd 1936 for the Yankees of New York and at the time of its first season struck, 323 with 29 circuits, and led the Yankees to the World Series with other high-speed motorboats such as Tony Lazzeri and Lou Gehrig. At the time of its first 4 seasons, the Yankees gained 4 world Series of sharpened and 9 times during its 13 seasons.
In 1941 it aligned 56 parts with at least a sure blow, the best total of the major League. At the end of the season in 1942, it was registered with the United States Army Air Forces to take part in the Second world war. It thus missed 4 seasons in the middle of its career. Towards the end of its career it often was wounded and took its retirement when it was only 36 years old. At the end of its career it was classified 3rd for the circuits and aujourdhui is always classified 10th for the percentage of power. Its average with the stick with life is classified 8th for the Droitier S by the official site of the major Ligue of baseball. During the world Series, it struck an average of, 271, 8 blows of circuit, 30 points produced, 27 points in 51 parts, including 37 victories and 14 defeats.
Classified 28e for the average with the stick
- Classified 29e for the percentage of presences on the goals
- Classified 10th for the percentage of power
- Leader with the average with the stick: 1939, 1940
- Better player of the major leagues (Al): 1939, 1941, 1947
- Elected with the Temple of re-elected baseball in 1955.
Simon and Garfunkel pays to him a homage in the song Mrs. Robinson :
Where cuts you gone, Joe DiMaggio
A nation turns its lonely eyes to you
What' S that you say, Mrs. Robinson
Joltin' Joe has left and gone away
Simple: Joe DiMaggio
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