Joe Dimaggio

The Yankee Clipper

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  • At the time of his retirement, he ranked fifth in career home runs (361) and sixth in career slugging percentage (.579). He was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1955, and was voted the sport's greatest living player in a poll taken during the baseball centennial year of 1969.

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  • DiMaggio made his major league debut on May 3, 1936, batting ahead of Lou Gehrig.

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  • The Yankees had not been to the World Series since 1932, but they won the next four Fall Classics. In total, DiMaggio led the Yankees to nine titles in 13 years.