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Old 07-17-11, 03:36 AM
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Kostya Kennedy: End of DiMaggio's 56-game hitting streak changed lives forever

It was 70 years ago, on a mild and misty night in Cleveland, before the largest crowd of the 1941 baseball season -- 67,463 in Municipal Stadium -- that Joe DiMaggio's 56-game hitting streak came to an end. The game became, in today's parlance, an "instant classic." It would have been destined for countless airings on many sports channels had only there been footage to air.

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