Pinterest
When Joe loved Marilyn. | The 50 Most Romantic Things That Ever Happened Although their marriage only lasted for a volatile 274 days, baseball player "Joltin'" Joe DiMaggio remained devoted to Marilyn Monroe. He never remarried, and after her death, he sent red roses to her grave in Los Angeles three times a week for the next 20 years.

When Joe loved Marilyn.- their marriage only lasted never remarried and sent roses to her grave 3 times a week for the next

Joe DiMaggio was the first player on the New York Yankees to hit two home runs in one inning. He played center field for the New York Yankees from 1936-1951.

Yogi Berra: A Baseball Legend Pays Tribute to Teammates and Rivals

Baseball Player Joe Di Maggio Kneeling in His New York Yankee Uniform - photo by Alfred Eisenstaedt

5 - Joe DiMaggio, New York Yankees.

5 - Joe DiMaggio, New York Yankees - Mom has had his pin in the cushion of her sewing box since before I was born - Joe D!

Vintage 1974, Joe DiMaggio in the well of the redesigned Yankee Stadium, NYC, www.RevWill.com

NY Yankees - Vintage Joe DiMaggio in the well of the redesigned Yankee Stadium

1977 Topps Joe Dimaggio All Star, New York Yankees, Baseball Cards That Never Were.

In 1977 the All Star Game was held in New York. and both Honorary Captains represented New York Teams. 1977 Topps Willie Mays All St.

Marilyn Monroe & Joe DiMaggio Flowers to her grave for over two decades. <3<3<3<3  He never remarried.

Marilyn Monroe & husband Joe DiMaggio - 1953 - Photo by John Vachon - Note MM is wearing a cast on left foot as a result of an injury on the "River of No Return" shoot in Canada.

Joseph Paul (Joe) DiMaggio (11/25/14 - 03/08/1999) born in Martinez, nicknamed Joltin' Joe and The Yankee Clipper was an American Major League Baseball center fielder who played his entire 13-year career for the New York Yankees. Cause of death, lung cancer.

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 16-2. DiMaggio will accomplish this feat again in 1948.

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

Monroe made Joe DiMaggio promise to leave flowers on her grave every week if she died before him. He kept his promise and had half-dozen red roses delivered three times a week to her crypt for 20 years. | 18 Things You Might Not Know About Marilyn Monroe

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