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Beat the Streak Beat the Streak
Do you have what it takes to beat DiMaggio's 56-game hitting streak? Step up to the plate and find out.



Poll Online Poll: Great Feats in Baseball
We've listed 10 great baseball records. Rank them in order of importance, then see how others rank them.



The Player What Made DiMaggio Such a Great Baseball Player?
In 1969 journalists named DiMaggio the greatest living ballplayer. This essay explores what made the Yankee Clipper so great.



Book Excerpt Book Excerpt
In 1951, Joe DiMaggio's autobiography, "Lucky to be a Yankee," hit the shelves of bookstores. Here are some excerpts.


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