About Home Runs

During Joe DiMaggio's 13-year Major League Baseball career, he had 361 home runs, an average of 27.7692 home runs per season. 1937 was his best season with 46 home runs and his worst season was 1951 when he had 12 home runs. Joe DiMaggio outperformed similar player cohorts when comparing career totals, besting USA (48.6993), The Greatest Generation (39.7137), Y (211.76), mlb (49.8374), and CF (51.7188) player career averages. See the charts and graphs below that visualize this information in more detail.

Home runs are hits where the player hits the ball and reaches home in a single play without the benefit of an error or fielders choice. Commonly this is done by the player hitting the ball over the outfield fence in fair territory but it can also occur with a well placed hit that stays inside the park. Generally, for Home Runs, higher is better. (Source)

Joe DiMaggio's Home Runs Per Season Line Chart

This line chart shows Joe DiMaggio's yearly Home Runs for each season of his Major League Baseball career. Also included, for comparison, are yearly player averages for MLB, Hall of Fame players, CF, and players from their country of birth. For these groups, averages are calculated for each group's performance for the defined year.
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Joe DiMaggio's Cumulative Home Runs by Season

This line chart attempts to show shows Joe DiMaggio's progression over their entire career. Each year on the chart represents Joe DiMaggio's career total Home Runs at the end of that season.
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Joe DiMaggio's Home Runs Per Season Box Chart

This chart attempts to draw comparisons between Joe DiMaggio and related player groups by summarizing Home Runs for each season played by Joe DiMaggio. The box represents the middle 50% of the data for each player with the line in the box being the median value. The whiskers represent the ranges for the top and bottom 25% of the data. Review the spread and medians to draw your conclusions!
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Joe DiMaggio's Season Home Runs Stats Table

This table shows Joe DiMaggio's Home Runs stats per season for his full MLB career with the aggregations’ sum, average, minimum, maximum, and median. Also included, for comparison, are season player averages for MLB, Hall of Fame players, CF, and players from their country of birth. The comparisons are calculated for each group for each year of Joe DiMaggio's career.

Note: "—" indicate there were no players for comparison for a specific year. Most commonly this happens for the hall of fame group where there may not have been a hall of famer playing that year.
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