This summer marks the 70th anniversary of Joe DiMaggio's record 56-game hitting streak. With that in mind, here are some classic photos of The Yankee Clipper. 1936 Rookie Joe DiMaggio hugs his brothers Vince, left, and Dom before the start of the 1936 World Series in New York.
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DiMaggio with St. Louis Cardinals star Dizzy Dean.
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Sportswriter Bill Corum with Ruth and DiMaggio at the Babe Ruth Museum in Baltimore.
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Mel Ott, Joe Moore, DiMaggio and Lou Gehrig at the 1936 World Series.
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DiMaggio greets the fans and signs autographs in the spring of 1938.
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DiMaggio at bat against the Cardinals during spring training in St. Petersburg, Fla.
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New York Yankees Lefty Gomez, Joe DiMaggio and manager Joe McCarthy in San Antonio for a game with the San Antonio Missions.
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Ted Williams and DiMaggio after the All-Star game in Detroit.
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DiMaggio sliding safely for the go-ahead run in the ninth inning of the Yankees 7-4 win over the Dodgers in Game 4 of the 1941 World Series.
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DiMaggio as Santa with his son Joe DiMaggio III
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DiMaggio with fellow recruits after receiving his uniform.
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DiMaggio, arriving back from the Pacific, where he served with the 7th Air Force.
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DiMaggio takes a photo of Albert B. Hoppy Chandler at the Banquet of Sports Champions.
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DiMaggio signs autographs for fans who met him at Penn Station in New York City.
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Yogi Berra and DiMaggio celebrate winning the 1950 World Series.
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DiMaggio and his wife, Dorothy Arnold.
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DiMaggio conducts a batting clinic for a group of youngsters in New York.
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DiMaggio and Marilyn Monroe were married in January 1954. She filed for divorce in October of that same year.
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The tabloids chronicled the couple's ups and downs.
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Mickey Mantle in the locker room with DiMaggio after an old-timers game.
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New York Governor George Pataki riding in a car with DiMaggio during the Yankees 1996 ticker tape parade.
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