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Joe DiMaggio continues the consecutive game hitting streak (51)...

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July 13, 1941

THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, July 13, 1941 

* Joe DiMaggio - New York Yankees baseball
* All time MLB hitting streak record continues (51)

The top of the front page of this section has a one column heading: "DIMAGGIO'S 2 HITS HELP YANKS TAKE 12TH STRAIGHT, 7-5" with subheads that include: "Browns Beaten as Joe Lifts Record to 51 Games..." and more. (see) Report continues on page 3  with box scores. Coverage on Joe DiMaggio continuing his hitting streak which would end at 56 games on July 17, a record which has yet to be broken and is considered one of the most difficult records to break. Great to have in this famous New York City publication.
Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section with all 8 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

Category: The 20th Century

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