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Joe DiMaggio’s Streak, Game 27: Even Feller Couldn’t Hold Joe Down

class="Headline">Game 27: June 14, 1941

New York. Home, sweet home.

The Big Apple was alive on Saturday, June 14. Still four out in second place, the Yankees were nestled safely in the Bronx for a three-game series with front-running Cleveland.

New Yorkers didn’t know what to talk about first: the pennant race, the fact that Bob Feller (13-2) would pitch the opener for the Indians, or The Streak, now at 26 straight.

Feller was the league’s second-biggest draw, and with baseball’s biggest draw, ol’ No. 5, in the other dugout, it wasn’t surprising when more than 44,000 showed up for the game.

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