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Joe DiMaggio’s Streak, Game 28: The DiMaggios Hit the Town

class="Headline">Game 28: June 15, 1941

The elegance and energy of New York was typified by the chic of nightclubs like the Copacabana, 21, the Stork Club and El Morocco.

Joe DiMaggio and many of the other Yankees were no strangers to these venues, and the club owners gave them all a king’s treatment once in their doors.

But DiMaggio was conflicted. While at times he wished he was invisible or “anybody but Joe DiMaggio,” the Yankee Clipper also was concerned “when I’m done playing, will anybody remember me?”

On the night of June 14, Joe and his three-months pregnant wife, Dorothy, would hit DiMaggio’s ...

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