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Baseball's Band of Brothers

Baseball has more family ties than any other professional sport and has always been centered around the family dynamic. Whether you attended your first ball game with your father, or played catch in the backyard with your brothers, America's favorite pastime has remained a deep-rooted family affair.  Since the beginning of the league, hundreds of sets of siblings have continued...
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Today in Tribe History: October 31, 1916

Ken Keltner is born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The future Cleveland Indians and Boston Red Sox third baseman first cracked a Major League lineup for Cleveland on October 2nd, 1937, at the age of 20. He would be the Indians regular starting third baseman for the next decade, bursting onto the scene with 26 homers, 113 RBI, and a .276 average in his rookie season. In 1939, he led the...
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Today in Tribe History: July 17, 1941

1941 – The Indians play spoilers in front of 67,468 fans at Cleveland Stadium as pitchers Al Smith and Jim Bagby Jr. end the 56-game hitting streak of New York Yankees slugger Joe DiMaggio. It would not be enough to get the win, however, as the Bronx Bombers claim the victory, 4-3. Already with a 1-0 lead, DiMaggio grounded out to a diving Ken Keltner at third base in the first...
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July 17, 2015  |  Discuss

For Sale: A Picture of Joe DiMaggio’s Dong

With more than 52 million photos, it’s said that memorabilia collector John Rogers has the largest collection out there. And for the right price, a chunk of it could be yours. In July, Rogers will be putting most of his photos up for auction. Included…a 1930s picture of New York Yankees legend Joe DiMaggio in his Birthday suit. And what about “Joltin’ Joe” and his junk...
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April 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Did a cabbie jinx Joe DiMaggio’s hitting streak?

Joe DiMaggio’s record 56 game hitting streak ended 73 years ago on Thursday. has unearthed this rare radio of DiMaggio talking about the end of the streak, and how a cab driver in Cleveland may have jinxed him by telling him the streak would end. I don’t believe in jinxes, and who knows how much this unassuming comment really mattered to DiMaggio. It’s still crazy to...
Via The Outside Corner
July 18, 2014  |  Discuss’s Free ‘Beat The Streak’ Contest Features $10K Payout

Joe DiMaggio’s 56-game hitting streak might never be snapped, but baseball fans can score some serious dough by surpassing his legendary mark by making just a few lucky clicks each day. is hosting a free “Beat the Streak” contest, challenging fans to go on their own “hitting streak” by selecting one MLB player each day. If the selected player gets a hit...
April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankee Greats – Joe DiMaggio

Larry Noyes New York Yankees Writer One of the greatest New York Yankees of all-time, Joe DiMaggio, was born on November 25, 1914 to Giuseppe and Rosalia DiMaggio. He is the eighth of nine children. Joe moved to San Francisco when he was a year old. His father was a fisherman, and hoped that someday his boy’s would become fisherman too. But Joe and his brothers had brighter futures...
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February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

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