Streak Joe DiMaggin and the Summer of '41 by Michael Seidel

$33.00

This is a like new collectible hardcover with dust jacket. 1988 McGraw Hill Publishing. Inside pages are crisp and clean, unmarked. Binding is tight and straight. Binding is tight and straight like new. Dust jacket is clean and shiny with only a hint of shelf wear from display.

On a summer day at Yankee stadium in 1941, Dimaggio stepped up the the plate and slammed a shot to centerfield. He continued that yr to get at least one base hit in 56 consecutive games. This book is the detailed account of that hitting streak and is also a journal of the games as told by members of the ball clubs.
The book is filled with nostalgic remembrances of the spring and summer right before America's entry into WWll. So much was going on in the world, The House of Parliament was being bombed by the Luftwaffe, the Germans were launching the invasion of Russia, and yet in America, Dimaggio was lifting us up before the horrors of World War Two could get us in its grip with the bombing of Pearl Harbor.

This is sure to thrill any history or baseball fan and be a prized addition to any library. Thank you for looking

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