He was the most popular athlete in the country, although “The Yankee Clipper” had retired after the 1951 season. She was a Hollywood star.
Joe DiMaggio and Marilyn Monroe were married on this day in 1954.
They were divorced in October 1954 or 274 days later. I guess that Joe D never got used to her image.
Monroe died in 1962 and it was DiMaggio who arranged the funeral. He also sent flowers to her grave until his death in 1999.
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— Silvio Canto, Jr. (@SCantojr) January 10, 2017