April 16, 2012 | Edited by ALEXANDRA FENWICK
Baseball's opening week had a throwback feel. In Broward County, Fla., where Joe DiMaggio spent his last days, voters received an e-mail invitation to a fund-raiser for sheriff's candidate Louie Granteed to be...
November 24, 2011 | Stephanie Apstein
THIS WAS THE DECADE OF TED WILLIAMS AT FENWAY—ALTHOUGH THE ERA WAS ALMOST cut short. The Sox and the Yankees allegedly agreed to swap Williams for Joe DiMaggio before the 1947 season. Reason: Williams's lefty swing...
May 16, 2011 | KOSTYA KENNEDY
Hitting streaks defy the logic of standard baseball analysis
April 04, 2011
While Joe DiMaggio's 56-game hitting streak in 1941 was amazing and will likely never be matched, many fans are unaware of one of his other great achievements that year: striking out a mere 13 times in 621 plate...
March 14, 2011 | KOSTYA KENNEDY
Seventy summers ago Joe DiMaggio hit safely in 56 straight games, setting the most hallowed record in sports. Along the way, though, a sweltering weekend in Washington, D.C., almost halted his march to history