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Thursday November 27th 2014

Why the Yankees’ Robinson Cano Can Break Joe DiMaggio’s 56-Game Hit Streak

New York Yankees are rich in history and records. Robinson Cano can soon be on his way to adding his name to the records list.

In 1941, "Joltin" Joe DiMaggio hit consecutively in 56 straight games. 

In 2012, Robinson Cano has hit in 23 games consecutively (counting tonight's game).

In my profile bio, you will see that I answered the most unbreakable record in all of sports with Joe D's 56-game hit streak. I truly believe that it's the hardest record to break. To get a hit in 56 straight games is truly ridiculous.

Think about it, he's the only player in major league history (as noted by baseball-reference.com) ever to reach 50+ consecutive games. Only five other players reached 40+ consecutive games: Willie Keeler (45 straight), ...

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