Dom DiMaggio

Baseball Player
Born Feb 12, 1917

Dominic Paul DiMaggio, nicknamed "The Little Professor", was a Major League Baseball center fielder. He played his entire 11-year baseball career for the Boston Red Sox (1940–1953). He was the youngest of three brothers who each became major league center fielders, the others being Joe and Vince.… Read More

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1917 Birth Born on February 12, 1917.


1941 24 Years Old In both 1941 and 1942 he scored over 100 runs to finish third in the AL, and was among the league's top ten players in doubles and steals; he was named an All-Star both years. … Read More
1946 29 Years Old Batting third, he hit only .259 in the 1946 World Series against the St. Louis Cardinals, but was almost a Series hero for Boston. … Read More


1947 30 Years Old After an offensively disappointing year in 1947, DiMaggio rebounded in 1948 to score 127 runs (second in the AL) with career highs in doubles (40), runs batted in (87) and walks (101). … Read More
1948 31 Years Old …  He and his wife Emily, whom he married in 1948, had two sons (Paul and Peter), a daughter (Emily), and several grandchildren (Alex, Andrew, Charlotte, Margel, Peter, and Anna). … Read More


1978 61 Years Old In 1978 he was named a member of the Board of Trustees at Saint Anselm College in Goffstown, New Hampshire.
1999 82 Years Old He served under Presidents Father Peter and Father Jonathan DeFelice and helped lead Saint Anselm College through four decades of expansion; he was awarded an honorary degree in 1999. … Read More
2009 92 Years Old DiMaggio died on May 8, 2009 at his home in Marion, Massachusetts. … Read More
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