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: