This sports wall hanging is called "Farewell" and shows sequential images of iconic Joe DiMaggio being greeted at home plate by teammate Yogi Berra - then tipping his cap after homering off Sale Maglie of the New York Giants in the 5th game of the 1951 World Series.
The New York Yankees would clinch the series after winning this game making this the last home run Joe DiMaggio would ever hit as a professional baseball player.
Details About This Item:
- The overall frame is 14.5 x 25 - The inside decisions are 12.5 x 23
- The semi-gloss images of Joe DiMaggio are 6 x 6
- The frame is solid wood in a black satin finish
- It has a cloud white matte
- It is covered in plexiglass
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The Career of Joe DiMaggio:
Joe DiMaggio also known as "Joltin Joe" and the "Yankee Clipper" - was a center fielder who played his entire 13-year career for the New York Yankees. He was a three-time MVP winner and an All-Star in each of his 13 seasons. He won the 1941 American League MVP over Red Sox slugger Ted Williams in spite of the latter’s .406 batting average that season.
Joe DiMaggio retired after the 1951 season. During this 13 seasons with the Yankees they won 11 pennants and 10 World Series. His number "5" is retired by the New York Yankees and he was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1955.
DiMaggio's number 5 is retired by the New York Yankees and he is a member of the National Baseball Hall of Fame.