On This Day

March 8, 1999 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Monday

Deaths in Sport


Person of interestJoe DiMaggio

Joe DiMaggio, American Baseball Hall of Fame center fielder (13 × MLB All-Star; 9 x World Series; 3 x AL MVP; MLB record 56-game hitting streak; NY Yankees), dies of lung cancer at 84

Baseball Player Joe DiMaggio
Baseball Player
Joe DiMaggio