Talkin' baseball: Joe DiMaggio's 56-game hit streak

Joe DiMaggio played 13 seasons in centerfield for

Joe DiMaggio played 13 seasons in centerfield for the New York Yankees from 1936-42 and 1946-51. (Credit: AP Photo)

On May 15, 1941, Joe DiMaggio singled once in four at-bats against Eddie Smith of the Chicago White Sox.

And so began DiMaggio's 56-game hitting streak, the best in baseball history and one of the most unbreakable records in all of sports.

Coming this Sunday, Newsday's Mark Herrmann looks back at the streak, the man and more. But first, we want to hear your thoughts about DiMaggio, the streak and its place in baseball history.

Use the comments field below to share your ideas and you might just see it published in Sunday's newspaper.

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