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

As I (Evander) write this on July 16, today 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: 19 … Continue reading

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Home-run “Darby”

Although we at the Right Off the Bat Project are hardly enamored of the mere distance baseballs are hit, like anyone else we do sometimes feel that size—as measured by trajectory—matters. April 17 was the sixtieth anniversary ushering in an … Continue reading

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Baseball Stadium Addiction

I admit to a slightly morbid, or at least useless but let me add harmless, fascination with baseball stadiums. I plan to be sharing my obsession with stadiums past, present, and future on this website as the season unfolds. Most … Continue reading

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