Bill Veeck was one of the most innovative, colorful owners in baseball history, but he’s remembered for sending a midget (little person) to bat in a real, official game.
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Dominic DiMaggio, known as “Joe’s kid brother,” was a great center fielder and solid hitter. He had a 33-game hitting streak the same year Joe hit in 56 consecutive games.
The Red Sox were a second-rate, stupid, racist organization, who blamed their futility on a dead man’s curse. In 2002, when new owners put Theo Epstein in charge of player decisions, and won their first World Series in 86 years two years later. Here’s a look back at some infamous Red Sox failures that were wrongly blamed on Babe Ruth’s curse