In 1941, the last baseball season before World War II, Ted Williams had a batting average of .406. Joe DiMaggio got a hit in 56 consecutive games. No one has hit .400 since, and the closest anyone ever came to DiMaggio’s streak is 44.
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The Red Sox’ “Curse of the Bambino” was just aNB excuse for losing. The team’s real curse was a stuipid, racist front office.
Thurman Munson was a great ballplayer, but deeply sensitive and insecure. He held grudges and had several rivalries with teammates opponents, and the media.