Tag: Joe DiMaggio

Joe DiMaggio Stats & Facts

Joe DiMaggio Essentials Positions: Bats: R Throws: R Weight: 193 Born: Year: 1914 in Martinez, CA USA Died: 3 8 1999 in Hollywood, FL USA Debut: 5/3/1936 Last Game: 9/30/1951 Hall of Fame: Inducted as a Player in 1955 by BBWAA...

Read More

Major League Baseball Season Recap 1947

Major League Baseball Season Recap 1947 World Series – New York Yankees AL over Brooklyn Dodgers NL 4 games to 3 World Series MVP – Babe Ruth Award – Awards – </strong? Major League Cy Young Award Cy...

Read More

Major League Baseball Season Recap 1941

Major League Baseball Season Recap 1941 World Series – New York Yankees AL over Brooklyn Dodgers NL 4 games to 1 Awards – MVP Awards National League – Dolph Camilli  – American League – Joe Dimaggio...

Read More

San Francisco Giants left fielder Barry Bonds is named 2001 N L Most Valuable Player 

2001 – San Francisco Giants left fielder Barry Bonds is named National League Most Valuable Player by the Baseball Writers Association of America with 30 of 32 first-place votes. Bonds, who hit .328 with an all-time record 73 home runs and 137 RBI, wins the award for an unprecedented fourth time. Previously, he was awarded as a Pittsburgh Pirates member in 1990 and 1992 and with the Giants in 1993. Three-time MVP Award winners include Yogi Berra, Roy Campanella, Joe DiMaggio, Jimmie Foxx, Mickey Mantle, Stan Musial and Mike Schmidt, all of them Hall of Famers.

Read More

In a controversial selection, Boston Red Sox outfielder Jim Rice is named American League Most Valuable Player over New York Yankees pitcher Ron Guidry. Rice led the AL in home runs (46), RBI (139), hits (213), triples and slugging percentage (.600), and became the first AL player to accumulate 400 total bases in a season since Joe DiMaggio in 1937, while Guidry posted a 25-3 record with 248 strikeouts and a 1.74 ERA for the pennant-winning Yankees.

1978 – In a controversial selection, Boston Red Sox outfielder Jim Rice is named American League Most Valuable Player over New York Yankees pitcher Ron Guidry. Rice led the AL in home runs (46), RBI (139), hits (213), triples and slugging percentage (.600), and became the first AL player to accumulate 400 total bases in a season since Joe DiMaggio in 1937, while Guidry posted a 25-3 record with 248 strikeouts and a 1.74 ERA for the pennant-winning Yankees.

Read More

 Jim Rice  becomes the first Boston player since Ted Williams in 1939 to hit 20 homers, 20 doubles and 10 triples in a season

In a 2 – 1 win over Kansas City, Boston’s Jim Rice hits a 3rd-inning double and becomes the first Boston player since Ted Williams in 1939 to hit 20 homers, 20 doubles and 10 triples in a season. Between Williams and Rice, only Charlie Keller (1946), Joe DiMaggio (1948 & 1950) and Mickey Mantle (1955) had reached those levels.

Read More

The Simon and Garfunkel tune “Mrs. Robinson” debuts on the Billboard’s Top 40. The song’s lyrics include the memorable question for the Yankees’ former center fielder, “Where have you gone, Joe DiMaggio? A nation turns its lonely eyes to you.”

The Simon and Garfunkel tune “Mrs. Robinson” debuts on the Billboard’s Top 40. The song’s lyrics include the memorable question for the Yankees’ former center fielder, “Where have you gone, Joe DiMaggio? A nation turns its lonely eyes to you.”

Read More

Yankees hold Joe DiMaggio Day at Yankee Stadium

The Bronx Bombers stage a Joe DiMaggio Day at the Bronx ballpark, showering the future Hall of Fame outfielder with an unprecedented haul that includes two cars, a boat, three hundred quarts of ice cream, and a cocker spaniel. The superstar tells the capacity crowd, which includes his mother and brother Dom, a member of the visiting Red Sox, “I like to thank the good Lord for making me a Yankee.”

Read More

1949 – Joe DiMaggio leaves the Yankees’ spring training camp to have an ailing right heel examined at Johns Hopkins Hospital. He is told that no surgery is needed and he returns to Florida, but the heel will continue to bother him. The star is hitting just 7 for 31 in the Grapefruit League.

1949 – Joe DiMaggio leaves the Yankees’ spring training camp to have an ailing right heel examined at Johns Hopkins Hospital. He is told that no surgery is needed and he returns to Florida, but the heel will continue to bother him. The star is hitting just 7 for 31 in the Grapefruit League.

Read More

10/3/1948 After taking his position in center field in the bottom of the eighth inning at Fenway Park, Joe DiMaggio, is removed from the game by Yankee manager Bucky Harris. As the superstar of their hated rivals limps off the field, the enthusiastic Red Sox crowd of 35,000 gives Joltin’ Joe a lengthy and loud standing ovation, a gesture he will later refer to as one of the greatest thrills of his career.

On October 3, 1948.00 After taking his position in center field in the bottom of the eighth inning at Fenway Park, Joe DiMaggio, is removed from the game by Yankee manager Bucky Harris. As the superstar of their hated rivals...

Read More

Before 66,000 fans, New York’s Vic Raschi (14-4) allows four singles in stopping the Indians, 5 – 0. Joe DiMaggio has a pair of doubles, drives in three runs, and swipes home on the front end of a double steal.

Before 66,000 fans, New York’s Vic Raschi (14-4) allows four singles in stopping the Indians, 5 – 0. Joe DiMaggio has a pair of doubles, drives in three runs, and swipes home on the front end of a double steal.

Read More

Joe DiMaggio of the New York Yankees hits for the cycle and collects six RBI in a 13 – 2 victory over the Chicago White Sox. DiMaggio hits two home runs, a triple, a double and a single, and narrowly misses another extra-base hit when Chicago left fielder Ralph Hodgin makes a spectacular catch at the wall.

Joe DiMaggio of the New York Yankees hits for the cycle and collects six RBI in a 13 – 2 victory over the Chicago White Sox. DiMaggio hits two home runs, a triple, a double and a single, and narrowly misses another extra-base hit when Chicago left fielder Ralph Hodgin makes a spectacular catch at the wall.

Read More
  • 1
  • 2

Join the community

We bring you cool stories about the game, players, ballparks and the people that shaped the game!

Join 11,293 other subscribers

RSS Check out the Podcast

  • New York Mets Clinch the Division Title
    In the inaugural season of divisional play, the Mets clinch the first-ever National League East title. Gary Gentry fires a four-hitter, blanking the Cardinals, 6-0, in front of a frenzied Shea Stadium crowd, which spills onto the field en masse after the game to celebrate their team's amazing accomplishment. More information about todays events, players, […]
  • 1937 All Star Game Dizzy Dean takes one on the toe
    More information about todays events, players, ball park, date and season -  (www.thisdayinbaseball.com)   Join our Baseball Community – Join a community of baseball fans just like you - https://thisdayinbaseball.com/join-the community   Hosted by This Day In Baseball – Learn more about the hosts of todays show https://thisdayinbaseball.com/about-us/   Support this Show  –  Post or […]
  • Sonny Siebert fires no hitter June 10 1966 Full Radio Broadcast
    On June 10, 1966 At Cleveland Stadium Sonny Siebert pitches a no-hitter against the Washington Senators and Leon Wagner homers off loser Phil Ortega as first-place Cleveland wins, 2 – 0. The right-hander strikes out seven batters, walking only one, in his Cleveland Stadium gem. It will be the only No Hitter of the season.   More information about todays events, players, ball park, date and […]
  • Vin Scully on the Call May 14 1957 Dodgers vs Braves
    More information about todays events, players, ball park, date and season -  www.thisdayinbaseball.com   Join our Baseball Community – Join a community of baseball fans just like you - https://thisdayinbaseball.com/join-the community   Hosted by This Day In Baseball – Learn more about the hosts of todays show https://thisdayinbaseball.com/about-us/   Support this Show  –  Post or […]
  • Willie Mays Makes The Catch Game 1 1954 World Series
    More information about todays events, players, ball park, date and season -  (www.thisdayinbaseball.com)   Join our Baseball Community – Join a community of baseball fans just like you - https://thisdayinbaseball.com/join-the community   Hosted by This Day In Baseball – Learn more about the hosts of t More information about todays events, players, ball park, date […]
  • Lefty Gomez pitches the Yankess to the 1936 World Title
    October 6, 1936 Yankees at Giants World Series Game 6 The Giants loaded the bases in the first off Lefty Gomez on a single and two walks before Mel Ott drove in two with a double, but Jake Powell's home-run after a two-out triple off Freddie Fitzsimmons tied the game in the second. Next inning, […]
  • Lou Brock hits one of longest homeruns in Polo Grounds history
    More information about todays events, players, ball park, date and season -  (www.thisdayinbaseball.com) Join our Baseball Community – Join a community of baseball fans just like you - https://thisdayinbaseball.com/join-the community Hosted by This Day In Baseball – Learn more about the hosts of todays show https://thisdayinbaseball.com/about-us/ Support this Show  –  Post or Personal donations https://thisdayinbaseball.com/sponsor-donation-program/ […]
  • Jimmy Piersall hits his 100th homerun and runs the bases backwards
    More information about todays events, players, ball park, date and season - https://thisdayinbaseball.com/jimmy-piersall-celebrates-his-100th-career-home-run-by-running-the-bases-backward/ Join our Baseball Community – Join a community of baseball fans just like you - https://thisdayinbaseball.com/join-the community Hosted by This Day In Baseball – Learn more about the hosts of todays show https://thisdayinbaseball.com/about-us/ Support this Show  –  Post or Personal donations https://thisdayinbaseball.com/sponsor-donation-program/ […]
  • Game 7 1934 World Series Dizzy Dean Faces the Tigers
    On October 9, 1934, Dizzy Dean and the St. Louis Cardinals win the seventh game of the World Series 11-0, the Cardinals erupted for 7 runs in the 3rd inning. Dizzy Dean with 1 out doubled to left, Pepper Martin singled to first and stole second, then Jack Rothrock walked. Frankie Frisch lines a three […]
  • Don Drysdale dominates Yankees in Game 3 1963 World Series
    October 5, 1963 Don Drysdale pitched a masterful three-hitter at Dodger Stadium in his complete-game win. Manager Walter Alston called Drysdale's performance "one of the greatest pitched games I ever saw." Jim Bouton, making his first World Series start, dueled Drysdale throughout, permitting only four hits in seven innings for a losing cause. The lone […]

Members

  • active 46 minutes ago
  • active 1 week, 1 day ago
  • active 1 month ago
  • active 1 month, 2 weeks ago
  • active 4 months, 1 week ago
error: Content is protected !!