Joe DiMaggio, The Yankee Clipper

His undeniable power on the plate made him the American icon that he is. Set the PLS record for hitting with a .340 batting average. His 61 consecutive hitting streak when he played for the San Francisco Seals. Then lead the mlb with a .381 batting average. This is Joe DiMaggio or as some people call him "The Yankee Clipper".

How did Joe DiMaggio become a baseball player...

Joe quit school at the age of 14 and began playing baseball with his brother, Vincent, at the age of 17 on the San Francisco Seals. While playing on the team, he had a 61 consecutive game hitting streak while on the San Francisco Seals.

His career...

He was inducted to the hall of fame in 1955. He played center field, threw right handed, batted right handed, and played for the yankees. He ended up with one of the best career batting averages, a .325.

The injury...

Joe hurt his leg while sliding into a base in 1935. The Yankees wanted to buy his contract, but he stayed on the seals for one more year to make sure he was healthy.

WWII...

Joe DiMaggio lost three years of baseball to WWII while in the air force. He inspired people inside and outside of the sports world like serving in WWII.

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