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Yogi Berra: A Baseball Legend Pays Tribute to Teammates and Rivals

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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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.

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Yankee sluggers pose together at Yankee Stadium Sept. 20, 1936. From left: Bill Dickey, Lou Gehrig, Joe DiMaggio and Tony Lazzeri. The Yankees went on to win the World Series over the New York Giants in six games.

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from BuzzFeed

The 50 Most Romantic Things That Ever Happened

Joe DiMaggio & Marilyn Monroe. Only married for 274 days, he never remarried, and sent flowers to her grave after she passed three times a week for 20 years.

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from NY Daily News

Marilyn Weds Joe DiMaggio, 1954 - Memories of Marilyn on her 90th birthday

Talk about a wedding announcement! Marilyn Monroe married Yankees slugger Joe DiMaggio in 1954. The two were wed in front of nearly 400 spectators.

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from Etsy

Vtg 50's H&B Louisville Slugger Joe DiMaggio BASEBALL Bat Mechanical PENCIL-New York Yankees

Vintage 1940s H&B Louisville Slugger Joe DiMaggio by feathersoup, $20.00

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