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Summary

Joe DiMaggio (born as Giuseppe Paulo DiMaggio in Martinez, California, died in Hollywood, Florida) was a famous Athlete from USA, who lived between November 25, 1914 and March 8, 1999. He became 84 years old.

Biography

Giuseppe Paulo "Joe" DiMaggio was one of America's most famous baseball players. He was born in Martinez, near San Francisco, of Italian parents who had emigrated to America from Sicily.

He achieved stardom through his great games for the New York Yankees, with whom he won the World Series all 9 times. Furthermore, he was selected as MVP three times. In 1941 obtained DiMaggio getting a hit in 56 games in a row, which is a clear record and by many considered the greatest achievement in the history of sport.

In 1954 he married Marilyn Monroe, which increased media attention around him, they separated 274 days later.

In 1955, 4 years after he was stopped as a baseball player, he was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame, and in 1969 he was elected in a poll as the world's best living baseball player.

Joe DiMaggio and his 56 matches long hitting streak occurs in many parts of both older and contemporary pop culture. Best known is the reference to his nickname of Joltin 'Joe in Simon and Garfunkels hit song "Mrs. Robinson".

Zodiac etc.

He is born under the zodiac sagittarius, who is known for Philosophical, Motion, Experimentation, Optimism. Our collection contains 19 quotes who is written / told by Joe, under the main topic Sports.

Related authors: Marilyn Monroe

Source / external links:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joe_DiMaggio

Famous quotes by Joe DiMaggio (19)


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"A ball player has to be kept hungry to become a big leaguer. That's why no boy from a rich family has ever made the big leagues"
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"When baseball is no longer fun, it's no longer a game"
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"I feel like I have reached the stage where I can no longer produce for my club, my manager, and my teammates"
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"You start chasing a ball and your brain immediately commands your body to 'Run forward, bend, scoop up the ball, peg it to the infield,' then your body says, 'Who me?'"
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"Pair up in threes"
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"You always get a special kick on opening day, no matter how many you go through. You look forward to it like a birthday party when you're a kid. You think something wonderful is going to happen"
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"I'm just a ballplayer with one ambition, and that is to give all I've got to help my ball club win. I've never played any other way"
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"Too many kids today are playing major league ball and don't belong there"
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"The phrase 'off with the crack of the bat', while romantic, is really meaningless, since the outfielder should be in motion long before he hears the sound of the ball meeting the bat"
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"Now I've had everything except for the thrill of watching Babe Ruth play"
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"If anyone wants to know why three kids in one family made it to the big leagues they just had to know how we helped each other and how much we practiced back then. We did it every minute we could"
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"All pitchers are born pitchers"
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"I'm a ballplayer, not an actor"
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"A person always doing his or her best becomes a natural leader, just by example"
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"There is always some kid who may be seeing me for the first time. I owe him my best"
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"I think there are some players born to play ball"
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"I can remember a reporter asking me for a quote, and I didn't know what a quote was. I thought it was some kind of soft drink"
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"We need a hit, so here I go"
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"I'd like to thank the good Lord for making me a Yankee"


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