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Streak: Joe DiMaggio and the Summer of '41

Streak Joe DiMaggio and the Summer of Streak vividly and poignantly tells the story of Joltin Joe DiMaggio s legendary fifty six game hitting streak and the last golden summer of baseball before America was engulfed by the maelstrom of th

  • Title: Streak: Joe DiMaggio and the Summer of '41
  • Author: Michael Seidel Skip McAfee
  • ISBN: 9780803292932
  • Page: 391
  • Format: Paperback
  • Streak vividly and poignantly tells the story of Joltin Joe DiMaggio s legendary fifty six game hitting streak and the last golden summer of baseball before America was engulfed by the maelstrom of the Second World War That long lost summer also witnessed other unforgettable events Ted Williams s quest to bat 400 and Lefty Grove s pursuit of his three hundredth victorStreak vividly and poignantly tells the story of Joltin Joe DiMaggio s legendary fifty six game hitting streak and the last golden summer of baseball before America was engulfed by the maelstrom of the Second World War That long lost summer also witnessed other unforgettable events Ted Williams s quest to bat 400 and Lefty Grove s pursuit of his three hundredth victory a sizzling, epic race between the Dodgers and the Cardinals for the National League pennant and Mickey Owen s infamous passed ball in the fourth game of the World Series Featuring complete box scores for each game, Streak showcases DiMaggio s crowning achievement, commemorates a baseball season like no other, and invites us to an America in the last moments of its innocence.

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    1 thought on “Streak: Joe DiMaggio and the Summer of '41

    1. A fascinating blendI love baseball. I love history. Never would I have thought a book would so vividly combine the two while making both fascinating. Yes, this is a diary of Joe DiMaggio's 56 game hitting streak. But given the overwhelming historical significance of it happening in 1941 this book does not skimp on contextualizing the game and the streak with events across the ocean and, as well, here in the U.S. Totally recommend this book!

    2. A pretty good book that details the days of Joe DiMaggio's 56-game hitting streak in 1941, and what was going on around the world while he was doing it. This is basically a journal from writer Michael Seidel, although a very good one. The book flows pretty well for a second-person journal. It will put a number, say Game 16, and then he'll write exactly what happened on that day. If you want a book on DiMaggio's entire life, this is not the book to get. If you want a book on what DiMaggio did in [...]

    3. Interesting juxtaposition of the streak with current world events. Interesting comparison with Ted Williams.

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