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Joe DiMaggio

The Yankee Clipper

Hit me baby one more time- Joe DiMaggio, sets an amazing hitting record – hits in 56 consecutive games. The hitting streak ended at the game vs. Cleveland. DiMaggio played for the Yankees 1736 games and led the team to 9 world titles.

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Chicago Cubs

116 Wins Record

01/01/1906- Once upon a time Chicago Cubs ruled the league. In 1906 they set a new season league record- winning 116 games (out of 152). They lost the championship that year, but won the title in 1907 and 1908.

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David Wells

David Wells

David Wells, the Yankees pitcher, becomes the 15th player to pitch a perfect game. He did that in a game vs Minnesota Twins. It’s hard to believe, but Wells says he made his perfect game while being hung over.

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Kirk Gibson

Despite the pain

Dodgers’ Kirk Gibson hits a home run in the first game of the 1988 world series. Gibson, hobbled by an injured right knee, made a surprise appearance in the bottom of the 9th inning and led his team to victory.

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Jackie Robinson, a true American hero

Robinson- Dodgers

Jackie Robinson Signs with Brooklyn Dodgers and breaks the color barrier in baseball. Robinson becomes the first ever African American to acquire a Major League Baseball paycheck.

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Barry Bonds

Barry Bonds- 762

Let send this ball home for the last time, Barry Bonds- The San Francisco Giants hitter Barry Bonds, hits his 762 and final home run and sets a new MLB record. A month before that bonds hit his 756 HR and broke the previous record set by Hank Aaron.

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Boston Red Sox

The Curse is broken

2004 was the Boston year- Boston Red Sox Win First World Series Since 1918. The St. Louis Cardinals gave up to our title hunger and lost the series 4:0. Did someone missed the victory parade? don’t think so.

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Finch was perfect

Chicago Bandits vs Akron Racers: Jennie Finch, probably the best softball player in the US, pitches a perfect game (her second in her pro-career) and gains one more win for her team.

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Don Larsen

Larsen’s Perfect Day

Yankee Manager Casey Stengel handed Don Larsen the baseball to start game 5 of the 1956 World Series. Larsen did the unthinkable, retiring all 27 batters to notch the only perfect game in World Series history.

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Chicago White Sox

The 1919 World Series Fix

With the birth of Black Sox, the game of baseball almost faded out. On September 18th 1919, the bookmaker and the gambler Joseph “Sport” Sullivan met in the hotel room to chalk out a certain plan.

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