Joe DiMaggio’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Nov 25, 1914

Death Date

March 8, 1999

Age of Death

84 years

Cause of Death

Lung Cancer


Baseball Player

The baseball player Joe DiMaggio died at the age of 84. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Yankees Hall of Fame outfielder who was named to 13 All-Star games, won 9 World Series, and was named AL MVP 3 times.

He was married to Marilyn Monroe from 1954 until 1955. He had a son named Joseph III with his first wife Dorothy Arnold. His brothers Dom and Vince also became MLB outfielders.



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


“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 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 think there are some players born to play ball.” (Joe DiMaggio)