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Joe DiMaggio and Marilyn Monroe - WTF fun facts

Joe DiMaggio and Marilyn Monroe - WTF fun facts

Joseph Paul (Joe) DiMaggio (11/25/14 - 03/08/1999) born in Martinez, nicknamed Joltin' Joe and The Yankee Clipper was an American Major League Baseball center fielder who played his entire 13-year career for the New York Yankees. Cause of death, lung cancer.

Joseph Paul (Joe) DiMaggio (11/25/14 - 03/08/1999) born in Martinez, nicknamed Joltin' Joe and The Yankee Clipper was an American Major League Baseball center fielder who played his entire 13-year career for the New York Yankees. Cause of death, lung cancer.

Joe DiMaggio was the first player on the New York Yankees to hit two home runs in one inning. He played center field for the New York Yankees from 1936-1951.

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Joe DiMaggio was the first player on the New York Yankees to hit two home runs in one inning. He played center field for the New York Yankees from 1936-1951.

1977 Topps Joe Dimaggio All Star, New York Yankees, Baseball Cards That Never Were.

1977 Topps Joe Dimaggio All Star, New York Yankees, Baseball Cards That Never Were.

5 - Joe DiMaggio, New York Yankees.

5 - Joe DiMaggio, New York Yankees.

Same great swing from the other side of the plate!  Mr. "Diamond Joe" Dimaggio.

Same great swing from the other side of the plate! Mr. "Diamond Joe" Dimaggio.

Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio (1954) - Vintage Celebrity Wedding Photos - Photos

Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio (1954)

Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio (1954) - Vintage Celebrity Wedding Photos - Photos

Although their marriage only lasted for a volatile 274 days, baseball player "Joltin'" Joe DiMaggio remained devoted to Marilyn Monroe. He never remarried, and after her death, he sent red roses to her grave in Los Angeles three times a week for the next 20 years.

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Although their marriage only lasted for a volatile 274 days, baseball player "Joltin'" Joe DiMaggio remained devoted to Marilyn Monroe. He never remarried, and after her death, he sent red roses to her grave in Los Angeles three times a week for the next 20 years.

Joe DiMaggio

Joe DiMaggio

Ted Williams and Joe DiMaggio oil-on-canvas by Ron Stark.

Ted Williams and Joe DiMaggio oil-on-canvas by Ron Stark.

Marilyn Monroe with Joe DiMaggio at Banff Hotel in Canada, where Marilyn was filming "River of No Return" ~ 1953

Marilyn Monroe with Joe DiMaggio at Banff Hotel in Canada, where Marilyn was filming "River of No Return" ~ 1953

Born on November 25, 1914, in Martinez, California, Joe DiMaggio started and ended his major league career with the New York Yankees. Between 1936 and 1951, DiMaggio helped the Yankees to nine World Series titles and broke the record for hits in consecutive games with 56. In 1954, DiMaggio married Marilyn Monroe and was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame a year later.

Born on November 25, 1914, in Martinez, California, Joe DiMaggio started and ended his major league career with the New York Yankees. Between 1936 and 1951, DiMaggio helped the Yankees to nine World Series titles and broke the record for hits in consecutive games with 56. In 1954, DiMaggio married Marilyn Monroe and was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame a year later.

Joe DiMaggio & Mickey Mantle

Joe DiMaggio & Mickey Mantle

Marilyn Monroe & Joe DiMaggio Flowers to her grave for over two decades. <3<3<3<3  He never remarried.

Marilyn Monroe & Joe DiMaggio Flowers to her grave for over two decades. <3<3<3<3 He never remarried.

"Joltin'"Joe Dimaggio - also known as the "Yankee Clipper" who played Centerfield for the New York Yankees.

"Joltin'"Joe Dimaggio - also known as the "Yankee Clipper" who played Centerfield for the New York Yankees.

Joe DiMaggio, NY Yankees by Bruce Stark.

Joe DiMaggio, NY Yankees by Bruce Stark.