December 21, 2012
This Day in History
by Zach Shelton
December 21, 2012
This post was written by Zach Shelton on December 21, 2012
Posted Under: This Day in History

December 21, 1951 - Joltin’ Joe DiMaggio, the legendary Yankees centerfielder, announces his retirement from the game of baseball. In his 13 seasons in the pinstripes DiMaggio won three MVP awards, nine World Series and made the All-Star team in every season of his career, the only player ever to do so. DiMaggio is also famously known for his record 56-game hitting streak in 1941, which still stands today.

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