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Joe DiMaggio

Test your baseball knowledge of Joe DiMaggio.
Get up to bat in this Alan's FANatical About Baseball Trivia Quiz.
"Check Your Answers" at the end of the quiz.

1) Where was Joseph Paul "Joe" DiMaggio (Giuseppe Paolo DiMaggio Jr.) born on November 25, 1914?Joe DiMaggio

  1. Martinez, California

  2. San Francisco, California

  3. Isola delle Femmine, Italy

  4. Ellis Island, New York

2) DiMaggio was playing semi-pro ball when older brother Vince DiMaggio, playing for the San Francisco Seals of the Pacific Coast League, talked his manager into letting DiMaggio fill in at shortstop.
When did he made his professional debut?

  1. October 1, 1931

  2. October 1, 1932

  3. October 10, 1932

  4. October 11, 1932

3) DiMaggio made his MLB debut on May 3, 1936 for the New York Yankees.
Who did the Yankee’s play?

  1. Chicago White Sox

  2. Detroit Tigers

  3. St. Louis Browns

  4. Cleveland Indians

4) DiMaggio's most famous achievement is his MLB record-breaking 56-game hitting streak in 1941. The streak began on May 15, 1941, when DiMaggio went one-for-four against Chicago White Sox pitcher Eddie Smith. On July 17 at Cleveland Stadium, DiMaggio's streak was finally snapped at 56 games.
What was DiMaggio’s batting average during the hitting streak?

  1. .308

  2. .348

  3. .398

  4. .408

5) DiMaggio enlisted in the United States Army Air Forces on February 17, 1943.
When was he released from service on medical discharge, due to chronic stomach ulcers?

  1. September 1945

  2. October 1945

  3. December 1945

  4. February 1946

6) He married Dorothy Arnold on November 19, 1939 and divorced on May 12, 1944.  He married Marilyn Monroe on January 14, 1954.
When did Joe and Marilyn divorce?

  1. July 27, 1954

  2. October 27, 1954

  3. July 27, 1955

  4. October 27, 1956

7) In the 1970s, DiMaggio became a spokesman for what product?

  1. Bud Lite

  2. Sears

  3. Mr. Coffee

  4. Nike

8) How many times did DiMaggio become an All-Star?

  1. 5

  2. 7

  3. 9

  4. 13

9) What was DiMaggio’s career batting average?

  1. .325

  2. .335

  3. .345

  4. .355

10) What was DiMaggio’s career home runs?

  1. 301

  2. 361

  3. 401

  4. 461

11) What was DiMaggio’s career OPS (On-base Plus Slugging) average?

  1. .777

  2. .877

  3. .977

  4. 1.077

12) When did DiMaggio make his last MLB appearance?

  1. September 30, 1949

  2. September 30, 1950

  3. August 30, 1951

  4. September 30, 1951

13) DiMaggio died: on March 8, 1999 (age 84) in Hollywood, Florida.
What was the cause of death?

  1. Lung cancer

  2. Pneumonia

  3. Heart attack

  4. Car wreck

14) Where was Joe DiMaggio buried?

  1. Pierce Brothers Valhalla Memorial Park, North Hollywood, California

  2. Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery, Colma, San Mateo County, California

  3. Newton Cemetery and Crematory, Newton, Massachusetts

  4. Rose Memorial Park Cemetery, Fort Bragg,, California

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