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WATCH: Vin Scully opens Game 5 with signature line

The farewell tour for Vin Scully is unlike anything we have seen in modern sports. Sure, we’ve seen Mariano Rivera and Derek Jeter’s goodbyes but the longevity and consistency in which Scully performed is almost unmatched. Performing solo in the booth for as long as he has is an accomplishment all by itself. Los Angeles loves him and more importantly, the Dodgers love him. He...
Via Awful Announcing
October 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Joe DiMaggio lawyer blocking hit streak bobblehead night

On the 75th anniversary of the famed 56-game hitting streak, the New York Yankees had planned to honor Joe DiMaggio. The Bronx Bombers wanted to mark the anniversary of the Yankee legend’s greatest career  accomplishment with a bobblehead. Unfortunately, that will not happen. The team and DiMaggio’s lawyer, Morris Engelberg, could not agree on arrangements. Engelberg denied...
Via Sportsnaut
June 21, 2016  |  Discuss

MLB sends notifications for Joe DiMaggio’s 1941 hitting streak, confusing fans

One of the features of the popular MLB At-Bat app is push notifications, which can be customized to alert you to a wide variety of league news, team-specific news, games starting and ending, score changes, lead changes and more. What’s considered “league news” took an interesting turn this week, though, as to celebrate the 75th anniversary of Joe DiMaggio’s 56-game hitting...
Via Awful Announcing
May 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Vin Scully blasts Ryan Howard after Howard ties Joe DiMaggio

Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard tied Joe DiMaggio for 81st on baseball’s all-time home run list Friday night. DiMaggio is a Hall of Famer and considered one of the greatest MLB players to ever play. Ryan Howard — not so much. And just in case you forgot that Howard will never be in the same class as DiMaggio no matter how many home runs he hits, legendary broadcaster Vin...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 18, 2016  |  Discuss

LeBron on Warriors chasing NBA all-time wins mark: "Pretty cool"

LeBron James may still have a bitter taste in his mouth nearly a year after losing to the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals. This hasn’t stopped one of the Association’s greatest players from continually throwing praise the Warriors’ way. “Records are meant to be broken,” James said Saturday morning, via ESPN. “That doesn’t mean your record that’s broken...
Via Sportsnaut
April 09, 2016  |  Discuss

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...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
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...
Via Hall of Very Good
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. MLB.com 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

Fantasy911.com’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. Fantasy911.com 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...
Via NESN.com
April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Where Have You Gone, Joe DiMaggio?

In the annals of baseball history, there are few as celebrated and as beloved as Joe DiMaggio. Born in San Francisco, the son of an Italian-American fisherman, the legend of Joltin' Joe stretches far beyond any exploits attained on the baseball diamond, though there were plenty of those.  Now more than six decades removed from the DiMaggio's achievements, it's easy to forget...
Via The Sports Post
November 25, 2013  |  Discuss
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