Definition of DiMaggio, Joe in English:

Share this entry

DiMaggio, Joe

Pronunciation: /dəˈmajēˌō/
(1914–99), US baseball player; full name Joseph Paul DiMaggio; called Joltin' Joe and the Yankee Clipper. Star of the New York Yankees 1936–51, he was renowned for his outstanding batting ability and for his outfield play. In 1941, he achieved a 56-game hitting streak, a record that has not been challenged. He was briefly married to Marilyn Monroe in 1954. Baseball Hall of Fame (1955).

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: Di·Mag·gi·o, Joe

Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.