Life Begins at 50-straight Games

75 years ago, Joe DiMaggio’s amazing hitting streak reached 50 of an eventual 56 games. This picture, truly, is worth a thousand words. (But I [Evander] will stop the wordage here—except to note Right off the Bat was likewise published on memorable 7/11: the 70th anniversary of DiMaggio reaching base via a hit thro 50-straight games. Incomparable!)

By consensus, the greatest offensive feat in major-league baseball history, possibly in any sport

By consensus the greatest offensive feat in major-league baseball history, possibly of any professional sport

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Co-author of the book, "Right Off the Bat: Baseball, Cricket, Literature, and Life"
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