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DiMaggio, Joseph Paul Jr.

Born: 1914 AD
Died: 1999 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Baseball Player

US baseball player

 

played for New York Yankees 1936-1942, 1946-1951

 

1st rookie ever to start in an All-Star Game 1936

 

led American League in home runs 1937, 1948

 

American League MVP 1939, 1941, 1947

 

set major-league record 1941 by hitting safely in 56 consecutive games

 

1st husband of Marilyn Monroe 1954 (divorced 1954)