Events in Sport in July 1941

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Jul 1 Joe DiMaggio on way to 56, ties Willie Keeler's 44 game hit streak

Baseball Player Joe DiMaggio
Baseball Player
Joe DiMaggio

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Jul 6 NY Yankees unveil a monument to Lou Gehrig in centerfield

Baseball Player Lou Gehrig
Baseball Player
Lou Gehrig
  • Jul 8 9th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 7-5 at Briggs Stadium, Detroit
  • Jul 13 24th PGA Championship: Vic Ghezzi at Cherry Hills CC Denver
  • Jul 13 Eddie Mayo (LA-Pacific Coast League), spits in face of umpire Ray Snyder
  • Jul 16 Joe DiMaggio goes 3 for 4, hitting in his 56th straight game
  • Jul 17 NY Yankee Joe DiMaggio's 56-game hitting streak ends in Cleveland
  • Jul 24 Red Sox Lefty Grove, 41, wins his 300th game
  • Jul 25 Red Sox Lefty Grove becomes 12th to win 300 games (his last victory)