Joe DiMaggio breaks Willie Keeler's
44 consecutive game hit streak

Date: July 2, 1941
Site: Yankee Stadium
Summary: Joe DiMaggio's 5th inning home run extends his consecutive games hit streak to 45 games, eclipsing Willie Keeler's 40 year old record.

 

Red Sox

AB R H BI
D DiMaggio, cf 5 1 0 0
Finney, 1b 5 1 2 0
Williams, lf 3 1 1 0
Cronin, ss 2 1 1 1
L Newsome, ss 0 0 0 0
Spence, rf 4 0 1 2
Tabor, 3b 4 0 2 1
Doerr, 2b 4 0 0 0
Pytlack, c 4 0 0 0
H Newsome, p 2 0 1 0
Wilson, p 0 0 0 0
Potter, p 0 0 0 0
Foxx, ph 1 0 1 0

TOTALS

35 4 9 4

Yankees

AB R H BI
Sturm, 1b 4 1 0 0
Rolfe, 3b 3 2 3 1
Henrich, rf 5 0 3 0
J DiMaggio, cf 5 1 1 3
Keller, lf 4 2 2 1
Dickey, c 3 1 0 0
Rizutto, ss 4 0 2 0
Gomez, p 3 0 1 2
Murphy, p 1 0 0 0
TOTALS 37 8 11 7
f
Red Sox 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 - 4 9 1
Yankees 0 1 1 0 6 0 0 0 x - 8 11 1


Red Sox

IP H BB SO
H. Newsome  (L) 4.1 6 3 2
Wilson 0.2 1 1 1
Potter 3.0 4 2 1

Yankees

Gomez  (W) 5.1 5 2 2
Murphy 3.2 4 1 1

E: Cronin, Rizutto
2b: Rizutto, Rolfe
HR: Keller, J. Dimaggio
SB: Sturm
DP: NY 2
WP: Gomez
PB: Pytlack 2
Time of game: 2:22
Attendance: 8,682


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