Hey baseball fans!
Joe DiMaggio has always had a special place in my heart, so this post is going to be five facts (because he wore the number five) about the Yankee Clipper.
Fact #1: DiMaggio was actually married to famous movie star Marilyn Monroe. Their marriage lasted 274 days.
Fact #2: During Joltin' Joe's famous hit streak of 1941, the Yankees went 41-13-2 and would eventually go on to win the World Series.
Fact #3: Joe won a three MVPs during his Hall of Fame career (1939, 1941, and 1947), which is tied for the most MVPs won by an American Leaguer.
Fact #4: Joe DiMaggio only played one season with fellow Hall of Famer Mickey Mantle: 1951. That year was DiMaggio's last season in the Majors and Mantle's first.
Fact #5: DiMaggio, in his 13 years in the MLB, made the All Star Game every single year. He is the only Hall of Famer who is able to say that.
Hope you found these facts interesting and that you enjoyed this post. Thanks for reading it and check back soon for more of "all the buzz on what wuzz."
And if you want to read up more on Joe D and other great players in MLB history, please check out my book, Amazing Aaron to Zero Zippers - An Introduction to Baseball History.