18 Motivating Joe DiMaggio Quotes

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Joe DiMaggio was widely known by his career, an American baseball center fielder who has nicknames Joltin’ Joe and The Yankee Clipper. He played in Major League Baseball for the New York Yankees within his entire 13-year career. And he is considered one of the greatest baseball players of all time, and his 56-game hitting streak has been a stable record and is still respected.

Moreover, he has won the three-time Most Valuable Player Award and an All-Star during his career. And when he played for the Yankees, his team won ten American League pennants and nine World Series championships.

Later in 1951, he was retired, and at that time, he was ranked in the 5th position in career home runs and sixth in career slugging percentage. The time was going continuously, and in 1995, he entered the Baseball Hall of Fame. He is mostly loved due to his dedication to Marilyn Monroe. You can see the top 18 quotes by the same baseball player Joe DiMaggio that will help you.

Joe DiMaggio and Marilyn Monroe
Joe DiMaggio and Marilyn Monroe

“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

“A person always doing his or her best becomes a natural leader, just by example.”― Joe DiMaggio

“I’d like to thank the good Lord for making me a Yankee.”― Joe DiMaggio

“I think there are some players born to play ball.”― 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.”― Joe DiMaggio

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

“When baseball is no longer fun, it’s no longer a game.”― Joe DiMaggio

“All pitchers are born pitchers.”― Joe DiMaggio

9th of 18 Joe DiMaggio Quotes

“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

“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

“I’m a ballplayer, not an actor.”― Joe DiMaggio

“Now I’ve had everything except for the thrill of watching Babe Ruth play.”― Joe DiMaggio

“Too many kids today are playing major league ball and don’t belong there.”― 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

Joe DiMaggio
Joe DiMaggio quote about 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 leagues.”― Joe DiMaggio

“I feel like I have reached the stage where I can no longer produce for my club, my manager, and my teammates.”― 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

“We need a hit, so here I go.”― Joe DiMaggio

Sanjib Sah
Sanjib Sah
Sanjib Sah is an engineer and content writer passionate about sports and athletics. With a background in engineering and a love for all things active, Sanjib brings a unique perspective to the world of sports writing. Whether he is covering the latest trends in sports technology or sharing tips on improving your game, Sanjib's words are always rooted in a deep appreciation for players' hard work and dedication everywhere. In his free time, you can find him hitting the courts or hitting the trails, always looking for new ways to challenge himself and improve his skills.

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