This day in baseball: The Monroe-DiMaggio marriage ends

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)

Joe DiMaggio and Marilyn Monroe, 1950s (New York Post)


3 Comments on “This day in baseball: The Monroe-DiMaggio marriage ends”

  1. Never could figure that one out. Probably the oddest couple in…baseball/Hollywood…(?)


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