Sport: Streak Ended

As it must to all streaks, an end came at last to Joe Di Maggio's batting spree. In a night game in Cleveland's vast Municipal Stadium, just two months and two days after starting the longest batting streak in the history of major-league baseball, Joe went hitless.

In 56 successive league games, the crack Yankee Clipper had gone to bat 223 times, had made 91 hits (including 15 homers, four triples, 16 doubles) for a total of 160 bases. Against 42 pitchers, he had struck out only five times.*

Last week, against Cleveland's slick...

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