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Old 03-15-2019, 02:05 PM
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Originally Posted by tedzan View Post

Joe DiMaggio's 56-game streak is possibe. But, highly improbable. DiMaggio's hitting style has become a lost art. How many of you realize that DiMaggio ran a 66-game hitting streak in the PCL ?
So, Joe had "been there, done that".

When Rose was flirting with breaking it in 1978 with his 44-game streak, the sports media pressure was unbelievable. And, there in is the all important mental component that factors in to trying
to achieve this record.


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He literally struck out less in a season a couple of times than some guys now strike out in a week. His record, at least in present times, is safe.
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