Joe DiMaggio's hitting streak: When did it start? And what date did it end?
NY Yankees outfielder Joe DiMaggio still holds baseball's record for most consecutive games with a hit. His 56-game hit streak began on May 15, 1941, when he had one hit in four at-bats against the Chicago White Sox. The streak's final game was July 16, 1941, when he went 3 for 4 against Cleveland.
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