Joltin' Joe DiMaggio

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Joe DiMaggio set a standard for skill on the field and conduct off of it. See how much you know about the "Yankee Clipper."

Quiz

1. Who has the longest Minor League hitting streak?

  • Jackie Robinson.
  • Joe DiMaggio.
  • Pete Rose.

2. Joe DiMaggio won the MVP award three times, but he also won a significant award off the baseball field. What was it?

  • The Purple Heart.
  • The Medal of Freedom.
  • Time's Man of the Year.

3. The "Yankee Clipper" was the best player on the best team in baseball. How many times did he make the All-Star Team in his 13 years (1936-1951) as a player?

  • Nine.
  • Eleven
  • Thirteen.

4. The Yankee great's legend grew even more when Simon and Garfunkel sang "Where have you gone Joe DiMaggio/Our nation turns its lonely eyes to you." Whose name did they use when they first came up with the song?

  • Duke Snider.
  • Stan Musial.
  • Mickey Mantle.

5. "Joltin' Joe's" mystique was not limited to the baseball diamond. In what novel does the hero hope to be "worthy of the great DiMaggio who does all things perfectly"?

  • The Old Man and the Sea.
  • The Great Gatsby.
  • The Grapes of Wrath.

1. Who has the longest Minor League hitting streak?
Joe DiMaggio.

2. Joe DiMaggio won the MVP award three times, but he also won a significant award off the baseball field. What was it?
The Medal of Freedom.

3. The "Yankee Clipper" was the best player on the best team in baseball. How many times did he make the All-Star Team in his 13 years (1936-1951) as a player?
Thirteen.

4. The Yankee great's legend grew even more when Simon and Garfunkel sang "Where have you gone Joe DiMaggio/Our nation turns its lonely eyes to you." Whose name did they use when they first came up with the song?
Mickey Mantle.

5. "Joltin' Joe's" mystique was not limited to the baseball diamond. In what novel does the hero hope to be "worthy of the great DiMaggio who does all things perfectly"?
The Old Man and the Sea.

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