This sports wall art piece is done in a Modern-Vintage style and is called “Farewell” and it 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.
The Career of Joe DiMaggio
Joe DiMaggio was a center fielder who played his entire 13-year career for the New York Yankees. During this 13 seasons with the Yankees they won 11 pennants and 10 World Series. 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. His number “5” is retired by the New York Yankees and he was elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1955.