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DiMaggio, Joe

Syllabification: Di·Mag·gi·o, Joe
Pronunciation: /dəˈmajēˌō
 
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Definition of DiMaggio, Joe in English:

( 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).

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