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By The Numbers: Remembering Tony Lazzeri, The Forgotten Yankee

It was Lazzeri who played alongside the iconic figures of Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig, and who preceded the great Joe DiMaggio as the first great Italian-American ballplayer.

11/05/2013

Joe DiMaggio retired from baseball following the 1951 season. (Photo credit: STF/AFP/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Will DiMaggio’s Hitting Streak Ever Be Equaled?

71 years to this day, Joe DiMaggio set the all-time record for hitting safely in consecutive games — a feat that may never be matched.

07/17/2012