Sports Illustrated's Ted Keith takes a look back at the start of Joe DiMaggio's 56-game hit streak.
This Day in Sports History: Joe DiMaggio Begins 56-Game Hitting Streak
On May 15th, 1941, Joe DiMaggio began one of the all-time streaks in sports. The Yankees outfielder went 1-4 in a 13-1 loss to the White Sox, not a particularly noteworthy day on its own. But that game would become the first of 56 straight, a record that still stands today and ...read more