(November 25, 1914-March 8, 1999)
N.Y. Yankee Centerfielder (1936-51)
Nicknamed 'Joltin Joe DiMaggio' and 'The Yankee Clipper'
A.L. MVP (1939, 41, 47)
Member of the Hall of Fame
His number 5 was retired by the Yankees
Why he might be annoying
He charged for autographs.
He missed making a large dollar bonus from Heinz 57 if his streak went to 57.
He made money shilling Mr. Coffee and Bowery Saving Bank.
He was shy.
He and Marilyn Monroe divorced after 274 days of marriage (October 5, 1954).
Why he might not be annoying
His 56 consecutive-game hitting streak is considered the greatest baseball feat of all time (1941). It is rare that anyone has a streak half as long.
He was named baseball's greatest living player in Baseball's 1969 Centennial Celebration.
Asteroid #3767 is named in his honor.
He was considered the most graceful player of all time.
Although divorced from Marilyn Monroe for eight years, he paid for her entire funeral and burial, so it would be dignified and not a hollywood circus.
In the song 'Mrs. Robinson,' Simon and Garfunkel ask 'Where Have You Gone, Joe DiMaggio?' which was indicative of a lose of innocence and naivety.
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For 2017, as of last week, Out of 521 Votes: 54.32% Annoying
In 2016, Out of 56 Votes: 83.93% Annoying
In 2015, Out of 79 Votes: 51.90% Annoying
In 2014, Out of 30 Votes: 43.33% Annoying
In 2013, Out of 97 Votes: 58.76% Annoying
In 2012, Out of 74 Votes: 60.81% Annoying
In 2011, Out of 64 Votes: 46.88% Annoying
In 2010, Out of 205 Votes: 61.46% Annoying
In 2009, Out of 126 Votes: 35.71% Annoying
In 2008, Out of 93 Votes: 35.48% Annoying
In 2007, Out of 155 Votes: 44.52% Annoying
In 2006, Out of 231 Votes: 39.83% Annoying
In 2005, Out of 331 Votes: 43.20% Annoying
In 2004, Out of 386 Votes: 44.82% Annoying
In 2003, Out of 1391 Votes: 42.85% Annoying
In 2002, Out of 1529 Votes: 52.78% Annoying
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