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On the night of December 8, 1941, Joe DiMaggio learned that his country was at war. The next day, he enlisted in the United States Army. For the next three years, he served as a sergeant in the Air Corps and rose to the rank of captain. Dimaggio’s military service has often been overshadowed by his exploits on the baseball diamond, but it was an important part of his life. In this blog post, we will take a closer look at Joe DiMaggio’s time in the military. We will explore his service record and discuss some of the highlights of his career in the armed forces.

Here are the most inspiring Yankee quotes from Joe Dimaggio, and much more.

Summary

About Joe Dimaggio

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Batting Average:
.325

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Hits:
2,214

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Home Runs:
361

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Runs Batted In:
1,537

JOE DIMAGGIO QUOTES ON YANKEE

It’s great to be young and be a Yankee! β€” Joe Dimaggio

I’m proud to have been a Yankee. But I have found more happiness and contentment since I came back home to San Francisco than any man has a right to deserve. This is the friendliest city in the world. β€” Joe Dimaggio

Putting the Yankee uniform on every day. β€” Joe Dimaggio

I’d like to thank the good Lord for making me a Yankee. β€” Joe Dimaggio

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Inspiring Phrases From Joe Dimaggio

Now I’ve had everything except for the thrill of watching Babe Ruth play. β€” Joe Dimaggio

I played my best everyday. You never know when someone may be seeing you play for the first time. β€” Joe Dimaggio

There’s always some youngster coming up–they’ll find somebody. β€” Joe Dimaggio

When baseball is no longer fun, it’s no longer a game. β€” Joe Dimaggio

The test of an outfielder’s skill comes when he has to go against the fence to make a catch. β€” Joe Dimaggio

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A ball player has to be kept hungry to become a big leaguer. That’s why no boy from a rich family has ever made the big leagues. β€” Joe Dimaggio

After I got that hit off Satchel (Paige), I knew I was ready for the big leagues. β€” Joe Dimaggio

Various Statements From Joe Dimaggio

I thought he had been shot. β€” Joe Dimaggio

The absolute worst thing a person can say about your pictures is, ”That’s nice.’ It’s the kiss of death. β€” Joe Dimaggio

Just two words: a masterpiece. β€” Joe Dimaggio

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When you have five or six potential hall of famers on your team … that’s when you win penants and championships. The only thing you have to be concerned about is getting the ballplayers to bed on time. β€” Joe Dimaggio

If anyone wants to know why three kids in one family made it to the big leagues they just had to know how we helped each other and how much we practiced back then. We did it every minute we could. β€” Joe Dimaggio

If I were sitting down with George Steinbrenner (to discuss a salary) and based on what Dave Winfield got for his statistics, I’d have to say, ‘George, you and I are about to become partners.’ β€” Joe Dimaggio

Too many kids today are playing major league ball and don’t belong there. β€” Joe Dimaggio

More Phrases From Joe Dimaggio

Baseball didn’t really get into my blood until I knocked off that hitting streak. Getting a daily hit became more important to me than eating, drinking or sleeping. β€” Joe Dimaggio

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It’s got to be better than rooming with Joe Page. β€” Joe Dimaggio

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In Joe Dimaggio Statements

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I feel like I have reached the stage where I can no longer produce for my club, my manager, and my teammates. β€” Joe Dimaggio

We need a hit, so here I go. β€” Joe Dimaggio

All pitchers are born pitchers. β€” Joe Dimaggio

Tell them if it wasn’t for them, she’d still be here. β€” Joe Dimaggio

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I’m just a ballplayer with one ambition, and that is to give all I’ve got to help my ball club win. I’ve never played any other way. β€” Joe Dimaggio

Deeper Quotes From Joe Dimaggio

I can remember a reporter asking me for a quote, and I didn’t know what a quote was. I thought it was some kind of soft drink. β€” Joe Dimaggio

At my age, I’m just happy to be named the greatest living anything. β€” Joe Dimaggio

I always thought there was at least one person in the stands who had never seen me play, and I didn’t want to let him down. β€” Joe Dimaggio

If you keep thinking about what you want to do or what you hope will happen, you don’t do it, and it won’t happen. β€” Joe Dimaggio

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I’m a ballplayer, not an actor. β€” Joe Dimaggio

A person always doing his or her best becomes a natural leader, just by example. β€” Joe Dimaggio

In that case Mr. Barrow, Mr. Gehrig is a very underpaid ballplayer. β€” Joe Dimaggio