Joe DiMaggio $100K

Joe DiMaggio $100K

In 1949 Joe DiMaggio of the NY Yankees became the first $100,000/year baseball player. Joe DiMaggio, known as the “Yankee Clipper,” was a supreme baseball player – an excellent fielder as well as hitter. Hall of Fame player, owner and manager Connie Mack called DiMaggio “the best player that ever lived.” His teammate All-Star Yogi Berra said: “I wish everybody had the drive he had. He never did anything wrong on the field….



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Joe DiMaggio’s Hitting Streak

Joe DiMaggio’s Hitting Streak

…Joe DiMaggio; Wikimedia Commons In 1941 New York Yankee Joe DiMaggio’s streak pulled his team out of an early slump, and led them to the World Series in which he received the Most Valuable Player Award….



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