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Joe DiMaggio breaks Yankees record for consecutive games with a hit...
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June 18, 1941
THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 18, 1941
* Joe DiMaggio breaks Yankees record
* Consecutive games with a hit (30)
* Best title to be had ?
The sport's section (page 26) has a five column headline: "White Sox Snap Yankees' String at Eight Triumphs" with subheads that include: "DIMMAGIO'S STREAK REACHES 30 GAMES" "Joe's Lucky Hit Sets All-Time Mark for Yanks, Who Lose to White Sox, 8-7" and more with box scores. (see) First report coverage of New York Yankees star Joe DiMaggio breaking the record for most consecutive games with hit for a Yankee player. This was also during the time when he finally finished with a record of 56 games.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 44 pages, rag edition in nice condition.
Category: The 20th Century