On This Day

July 17, 1941 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in Sport

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

NY Yankee Joe DiMaggio's 56-game hitting streak ends in Cleveland

Baseball Player Joe DiMaggio
Baseball Player
Joe DiMaggio

Birthdays in Sport

  • Bob Taylor, cricketer wicket-keeper (too often in Knotty's shadow)
  • Daryle Lamonica, Oakland Raider QB (AFL leading passer 1967)
  • Morimichi Takagi, Japanese Baseball Hall of Fame second baseman (NPB All-Star 1966–67, 73, 79; Chunichi Dragons), born in Gifu, Japan (d. 2020)
1941 in Sport