This day in baseball
Posted: October 27, 2014 Filed under: 20th Century, This day in baseball | Tags: Baseball, history, Joe DiMaggio, Major League Baseball, Marilyn Monroe, MLB, movies, New York Yankees, sports
On October 27, 1954, the high-profile marriage between Yankee superstar Joe DiMaggio and actress Marilyn Monroe ended in divorce. Monroe filed on the grounds of mental cruelty, a mere 274 days after the wedding.
Joe DiMaggio and Marilyn Monroe, 1950s (New York Post)