Joe DiMaggio 56 consecutive game hit streak
comes to an end


Date: July 17, 1941
Site: League Park
Summary: Joe DiMaggio's hitting streak comes to an end today at 56 games, as Indians third baseman Ken Keltner robs Joe with 2 sensational plays. His last chance came in the 8th with the bases loaded and one out, Joe would hit into a double play and the streak ends.

 

Yankees

AB H BI
Sturm, 1b 4 1 0
Rolfe, 3b 4 2 1
Henrich, rf 3 1 1
J DiMaggio, cf 3 0 0
Gordon, 2b 4 2 1
Rosar, c 4 0 0
Keller, lf 3 1 0
Rizutto, ss 4 0 0
Gomez, p 4 1 1
Murphy, p 0 0 0

TOTALS

33 8 4

Indians

AB H BI
Weatherly, cf 5 1 0
Keltner, 3b 3 1 0
Boudreau, ss 3 0 0
Heath, rf 4 0 0
Walker, lf 3 2 1
Grimes, 1b 3 1 0
Mack, 2b 3 0 0
Rosenthal, ph 1 1 2
Hemsley, c 3 1 0
Trosky, ph 1 0 0
Smith, p 3 0 0
Bagby, p 0 0 0
Campbell, ph 1 0 0
TOTALS 33 7 3
 
Yankees 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 - 4 8 0
Indians 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 - 3 7 0


Yankees

IP H BB SO
Gomez  (W) 8.0 6 3 5
Murphy 1.0 1 0 0

Indians

Smith  (L) 7.1 7 2 4
Bagby 1.2 1 1 1

2b: Henrich, Rolfe
3b: Keller, Rosenthal
HR: Walker, Gordon
DP: CLE 1
LOB: NYY 5, CLE 7
PB: Hemsley
Time of game: 2:03
Attendance: 67,468


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