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A collection of quotes and thoughts by Joe DiMaggio on birthday, sports, leader, best, time, sayings, ambition, win, remember, brain, baseball, fun, game and family.

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Quick Facts

Famous As: American Baseball Star

Born On: November 25, 1914

Died On: March 8, 1999

Born In: Martinez

Died At Age: 84

Joe DiMaggio was a famous American baseball centre fielder. He remained a part of ‘Major League Baseball’ for the ‘New York Yankees’ for his entire decade long career. He was popularly known as ‘The Yankee Clipper’ and ‘Joltin Joe’ and is renowned for his 56-game hitting streak with which he not only created history but became an iconic figure amongst the baseball lovers. In each of his 13 seasons he was an All-Star and he also bagged in ‘Most Valuable Player Award’ thrice. In 1955, he was inducted into the ‘Baseball Hall of Fame’. Read through the compendium of popular quotes and sayings by the distinguished player which have been excerpted from his thoughts, interviews, public utterances and life. Let us browse through some notable quotes and thoughts by Joe DiMaggio on romantic, meeting, born, pitchers, know, why, actor, ballplayer, think, play, kids, belong, win, failure etc.
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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.

Joe DiMaggio

Too many kids today are playing major league ball and don't belong there.

Joe DiMaggio

Now I've had everything except for the thrill of watching Babe Ruth play.

Joe DiMaggio

I think there are some players born to play ball.

Joe DiMaggio

I'm a ballplayer, not an actor.

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.

Joe DiMaggio

All pitchers are born pitchers.

Joe DiMaggio

We need a hit, so here I go.

Joe DiMaggio

When baseball is no longer fun, it's no longer a game.

Joe DiMaggio

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.

Joe DiMaggio

You start chasing a ball and your brain immediately commands your body to 'Run forward, bend, scoop up the ball, peg it to the infield,' then your body says, 'Who me?'

Joe DiMaggio

The phrase 'off with the crack of the bat', while romantic, is really meaningless, since the outfielder should be in motion long before he hears the sound of the ball meeting the bat.

Joe DiMaggio

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.

Joe DiMaggio

I'd like to thank the good Lord for making me a Yankee.

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.

Joe DiMaggio

There is always some kid who may be seeing me for the first time. I owe him my best.

Joe DiMaggio

A person always doing his or her best becomes a natural leader, just by example.

Joe DiMaggio

You always get a special kick on opening day, no matter how many you go through. You look forward to it like a birthday party when you're a kid. You think something wonderful is going to happen.

Joe DiMaggio