Who holds the most consecutive game hitting streak?
In major league baseball, it is 56 games by Joe DiMaggio. In the National League, it is Pete Rose.
If a MLB player has a 20 game hittting streak going and in the next game walks 4 times-- does that not end his hitting streak?
Joe DiMaggio hit safely in a record 56 straight games during the 1941 season, which is the Major League record Interestingly enough, DiMaggio also holds the Pacific Coast League record with a 61 game streak The longest streak in any professional league belongs to Joe Wilhoit, who lit up the Western League in 1919 for a staggering 69 game streak
Vladimir Guerrero had a 31 game hitting streak in 1999. While it was the longest streak for a season in the 90s it wasnt longest streak of the 90s. Hal Morris, Cincinnati Reds first baseman, had a 32 game hitting streak that started at the end of August of the 1996 season and carried over into the 1997 season.
May 2, 1939 On May 2, 1939, Babe Dahlgen took Lou Gehrig's place in the line up ending a 14-year, 2,130 consecutive game streak. The streak started on June 1, 1925 pinch hitting. The following day he was put into the line up for the slumping Wally Pipp, and never looked back. He would play the last game of the streak on April 30th 1939.
In MLB, the record is held by Joe DiMaggio of the New York Yankees who had a base hit in 56 consecutive games in 1941. In the minor leagues, the record is 69 by Joe Wilhoit in 1919. Ironically, Joe DiMaggio has the second longest consecutive game hitting streak in minor league history with 61 in 1933.
What were the number of baseball fans in attendance in Cleveland when Joe DiMaggio's hitting streak ended?
Lou gehrig held the record broken by Cal Ripkem Jr. with 2,130 consecutive games played. The streak started on June 1, 1925 pinch hitting. The following day he was put into the line up for the slumping Wally Pipp, and never looked back. He would play the last game of the streak on April 30th 1939. After a day off, on May 2, 1939, Babe Dahlgen took Gehrig's place in the line up ending a…