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Dimaggio Streak and the Draft - MISTAKE!!!!

Postby txdirtdog » Tue Apr 03, 2007 9:21 pm

I just realized the mistake I made !!
I saw this in The Historical Baseball Abstract by Bill James pg 199.
The streak ended on 7/17/41. During WWII each number that was picked for the draft belonged to one person. That day number 90 was selected and that number belonged to a 21 year old kid named Joe DiMaggio.

I didn't realize it until just now, but this was a coincendence that there was somebody ELSE named Joe Dimaggio - and he got drafted that day not the Yankee DiMaggio.

My bad guys - but in hindsight it might be even more interesting than the original triva question.
Sorry about the confusion.
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Postby bigken117 » Fri Apr 06, 2007 2:32 pm

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joe dimaggio :-b
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Postby CheeseBeger » Wed Apr 04, 2007 12:27 pm

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lol sooooo why did you send this out as a question
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Postby teddy ballgame » Fri Apr 06, 2007 9:41 am

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Is there a question? I don't get it.
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Postby Dr. Duran Duran » Wed Apr 04, 2007 1:27 am

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Now that's an interesting coincidence. Eh, no worries. :-D
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Postby utterchaos » Thu Apr 05, 2007 11:08 am

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Postby ChipperJonesFanatic » Tue Apr 03, 2007 9:58 pm

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Yeah, it didn't make sense to me.
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