8 fantastic Joe Dimaggio quotes in pictures

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Joe Dimaggio quotes

After Derek Jater quotes this is another article about famous baseball players quotes… This time we are talking about Joe Dimaggio quotes! Hope you enjoy it. 🙂

Joseph Joe Dimaggio was one of the best American baseball players ever. He is remembered by his fantastic talent and unbelievable capabilities and performance as a baseball player. He truly was a living legend of the game.
His talent was highly admired and recognized by the whole nation. Joe had an amazing career! He scored total of 361 homeruns, he was an MVP (most valuable player) for three times, and his talent was also pretty rewording and earned him the privilege to be the first American League player with a pay of $100.000!

Joe had an unbelievable hitting streak with .325 batting average. And of course this made him extremely loved and popular. He had undivided attention of whole America, and he managed to to exactly what he was expected to do and be… One of the best baseball players in the world.

He shared a quote which will always be remembered as Joe DiMaggio quote for success: “When baseball is no longer fun, it’s no longer a game.” And he indeed played and lived by that quote. Baseball never stopped being fun for him, and this made him shine on field. He showed the world that baseball wasn’t about the money for him by walking away from a contract worth $100,000.
After this short biography/introduction I present you the greatest hand picked Joe Dimaggio quotes!


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 league

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 league


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

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


I think there are some players born to play ball

I think there are some players born to play ball


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

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


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

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


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

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


We need a hit, so here I go

We need a hit, so here I go


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

When baseball is no longer fun, it’s no longer a game