Baseball historians identify Joe DiMaggio as one of the best baseball players, not only of his time, but in the history of the game. He was a complete five-tool player—excelling in five areas:
- Batting average
- Batting power
- Base-running skills and speed
- Throwing ability
- Fielding abilities
Joe’s impressive skill set, along with his gracefulness and elegance on the field, led him to unprecedented accomplishments in the game and, of course, the 56-game hitting streak that remains unbroken to this day.
Below is a link to the baseball statistics that contribute to DiMaggio’s iconic status as an American hero: