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Wait ’til Next Year

The drouth was over. It ended the only way it could. An infected, rebarbative player celebrated along with the still-healthy ones. After six games. Some fans were inside a gleaming hitherto-unused, untested (no pun in this “get-tested” era) stadium: the … Continue reading

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Joe DiMaggio’s Second-longest Hitting Streak at 70 Years

As I (Evander) write this on July 16, 2020, it is 79 years since Joe DiMaggio’s hitting streak reached its 56th and final game. In the twilight of his proud career the Clipper would enjoy his second-longest consecutive-game batting streak: … Continue reading

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