Joseph Paul (Joe) DiMaggio - born in Martinez, nicknamed Joltin' Joe and The Yankee Clipper was an American Major League Baseball center fielder who played his entire career for the New York Yankees. Cause of death, lung cancer.
July 9 1937 Joe DiMaggio hits for the first of his two career cycles as he hits two home runs a triple a double and a single helping the Yankees maul the Senators DiMaggio will accomplish this feat again in
Joe Breaks Down at Marilyn's Funeral A distraught DiMaggio weeps at Monroe's service at Westwood Memorial Park in Hollywood. Before her burial, he placed three roses in her casket. In this photo: Joe DiMaggio Photo: Keystone/Getty Images Aug 1962