This Day in Failure: July 17

1990: During a 1-0 win over the Minnesota Twins at Fenway Park, the Boston Red Sox become the only major league team in history to hit into two triple plays in one game.

1981: Two crowded walkways collapse at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Kansas City, Missouri, killing 114 people.

1960: Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Don Newcombe is ejected before the beginning of a major league baseball game for arguing with an umpire about the length of his shirt sleeves.

1944: An ammunition ship explodes while being loaded in Port Chicago, California, destroying both the SS Quinault Victory and SS E.A. Bryan and killing 332 people.

1941: New York Yankees center fielder Joe DiMaggio fails to get a hit against the Indians in Cleveland, bringing his now-legendary 56-game hitting streak to an end.