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Rollins' pursuit of DiMaggio ends at 38

Updated: April 6, 2006, 10:45 PM ET
Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA -- Jimmy Rollins embraced the spotlight, welcomed the challenge and oozed confidence.

Every year -- except this one -- since his rookie season in 2001, Rollins told his younger brother, Antwon, he was going to break Joe DiMaggio's major league record 56-game hitting streak.

Well, 38 down, 57 to go.

Rollins' pursuit of DiMaggio's 65-year-old record ended Thursday when he went 0-for-4 in Philadelphia's 4-2 loss to St. Louis, snapping a 38-game ...

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