He even made the face while hitting. He was so disappointed.
Back to DiMaggio...
The streak ended on Thursday. People were sad. The Heinz family wept. Mustard connoisseurs were happy not to see the game tainted by greed, corruption, red stains and gross aftertaste. The Yankees won the game, and DiMaggio went on to win the MVP award. The Yankees finished the season strong and went on to beat the crosstown rival Brooklyn Dodgers in the World Series.
And who knows? Maybe a new Yankee Star is on his way to earning an MVP and World Series berth. Time will tell. In the words of a beautiful elderly red-headed man, let's get back to this one.
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