1. Joe DiMaggio's Streak, Game 28: The DiMaggios Hit the Town

    Game 28: June 15, 1941 The elegance and energy of New York was typified by the chic of nightclubs like the Copacabana, 21, the Stork Club and El Morocco...

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  2. Joe DiMaggio's Streak, Game 27: Even Feller Couldn't Hold Joe Down

    Game 27: June 14, 1941 New York. Home, sweet home. The Big Apple was alive on Saturday, June 14. Still four out in second place, the Yankees were nestled safely in the Bronx for a three-game series with front-running Cleveland...

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  3. Joe DiMaggio's Streak, Game 26: DiMaggio Magic Produces a Come-From-Behind Win

    Game 26, June 12, 1941 Rain poured all day on June 11, and Joe DiMaggio’s shot at No. 26 in a row would have to wait a day. Ball players could think of worse things than an idle 24 hours in Chicago...

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  4. Joe DiMaggio's Streak, Game 25: Streak Nearly Ends Until Joe Comes Up Safe

    Game 25: June 10, 1941 On June 9, the Yankees made a brief stop in Kansas City for an exhibition game (yes, Joe got a hit) and continued on to Chicago for what was to be a three-game series...

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  5. Joe DiMaggio's Streak, Games 23 & 24: DiMaggio on Fire as NY Heads Home

    Games 23 & 24: June 8, 1941 This was getting to be serious. A 24-game hitting streak was the longest in the league in a couple of years and since it was a New York Yankee ...

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  6. Joe DiMaggio's Streak, Game 22: Yankees Feast in St. Louis Series

    Game 22: June 7, 1941 Now in St. Louis for a three-game series, the Yankees attracted a dismal Saturday “crowd” on June 7. Only 2,394 fans showed up. Despite The Streak...

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  7. Joe DiMaggio's Streak, Game 21: Melancholy Yankees Rained Out, Then Lose

    Game 21, June 5, 1941. It poured on June 4, in Detroit—the day New York City held services for the great Lou Gehrig. Bill Dickey, Joe McCarthy and Bill “Bojangles” Robinson were among his pallbearers...

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  8. Joe DiMaggio's Streak, Game 19: Remembering and Restoring Remnants of Glory

    Game 19: June 2, 1941 It was back to work for most Cleveland residents. The crowd of 52,240 of the day before shrank to less than 6,000 for the Monday game...

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  9. Joe DiMaggio's Streak, Game 20: Drizzle in Detroit as the Baseball World Mourns

    Game 20, June 3, 1941. On the night of June 2, 1941, a 19-game hitting streak meant nothing to Joe DiMaggio. Closing in on first place, the New York Yankees could not care less...

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  10. Joe DiMaggio's Streak, Games 17 & 18: League Park Was Alive on June 1, 1941

    Games 17 & 18, June 1, 1941 The first-place Indians were on an envied perch, first place. The brilliant Sunday sun shone brightly after rain washed out a scheduled Saturday contest...

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  11. Joe DiMaggio's Streak, Games 15 & 16: DiMaggio Probably Got an Earful

    Games 15 & 16, May 30, 1941 It was once called Decoration Day. Later, Congress designated May 30 as Memorial Day, a time to honor all Americans who had fallen in battle while protecting our nation...

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  12. Joe DiMaggio's Streak, Game 14: Stop the Presses! DiMaggio Strikes Out!

    Game 14, May 29, 1941 Off and on it had rained through the night in Washington, D.C. As game time approached at now-soggy Griffith Stadium on May 29, 1941, doubts increased about whether the game would be played...

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  13. Joe DiMaggio's Streak, Game 13: All Concern No Longer on the Field

    Game 13: May 28, 1941 “I have tonight issued a proclamation that an unlimited national emergency exists and requires the strengthening of our defense to the extreme limit of ...

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  14. Joe DiMaggio's Streak, Game 12: Bring on the Heat (and the Streak) in Washington

    Game 12, May 27, 1941 Ever been to the zoo and watched the lions just before feeding time? On Monday, May 26, one could imagine 24 hungry Yankees pacing up and down the aisles ...

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  15. Joe DiMaggio's Streak, Game 11: A Chance To Sweep Is Spoiled

    Joe Dimaggio 's Streak, Game 11: May 25, 1941 A picture-perfect spring day called 36,431 to the House That Ruth Built on this Sunday...

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  16. Joe DiMaggio's Streak, Game 10: Watching DiMaggio Was a Routine of Life

    Joe DiMaggio's Streak: Game 10, May 24, 1941 Earl Lewis lived in the Upper West Side of New York City...

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  17. Joe DiMaggio's Streak, Game 9: Canyons of Stadium Denied Joe Hits

    Joe DiMaggio's Streak, Game 9, May 23, 1941 This was going to be fun. It always was—and still is: the Yankees and the Boston Red Sox. A weekend series in the Bronx, featuring Joe’s brother Dom and Teddy Ballgame...

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  18. Joe DiMaggio's Streak, Game 8: Bronx Bombers vs. Greenberg-Less Tigers

    Joe DiMaggio's Streak: Game 8, May 22, 1941 As 10,156 fans filed into Yankee Stadium on a crystal-clear spring day, two things were becoming evident...

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  19. Joe DiMaggio's Streak, Game 7: 2-for-5 vs. Detroit, DiMaggio vs. Stadium

    Reliving Joe DiMaggio's Streak: Game 7, May 21, 1941 In a 5-4 victory over the visiting Detroit Tigers, Joe DiMaggio could have had a huge day—a huge in day in almost any ballpark, except Yankee Stadium...

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  20. Joe DiMaggio's Streak, Game 6: DiMaggio Up Against Browns and Big Legends

    First there was Tony Lazzeri, then Frankie Crosetti. In 1936, along came Joe DiMaggio. Three Italian-American ballplayers from North Beach in San Francisco...

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  21. Joe DiMaggio's Streak, Game 5: Joe's Arm and Germany's Bismarck Hot Topics

    When Joe DiMaggio went to spring training in 1941, there was some concern that his throwing arm was giving him trouble, even affecting his batting. Columnists and beat writers in New York were quick to put the microscope on DiMaggio...

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  22. Joe DiMaggio's Hitting Streak, Game 4: 3 Hits, and You Couldn't Get the News!

    Reliving Joe DiMaggio's Streak, Game 4: May 18, 1941 Today’s sports fans are numbed by the avenues of information available. The 6 o'clock news is stale two hours later...

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  23. Joe DiMaggio's Hitting Streak, Game 3: Even the Outs Are Hit Hard

    Reliving Joe DiMaggio's Streak, Game 3: May 17, 1941 New York scribes were hopeful that the previous day's last-ditch rally was a portent of things to come for the Yankees...

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  24. Joe DiMaggio's Hitting Streak, Game 2: A Homer, a Triple and Some Help

    Reliving Joe DiMaggio's Streak, Game 2: May 16, 1941 New York Yankees manager Joe McCarthy was in a foul mood. His team had slipped a game under .500 in embarrassing fashion...

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  25. Joe DiMaggio's Streak, Game 1: A Single Against the White Sox Gets It Rolling

    Joe DiMaggio's 56-game hitting streak began on this day in 1941 with a humble RBI single against the Chicago White Sox . The Yankee Clipper wouldn't be held hitless again until July 16...

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