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Streaks


Updated through 1998 season.

    Consecutive-Game Streaks
    Player                      Streak
    Cal Ripken Jr.               2,632
    Lou Gehrig                   2,130
    Everett Scott                1,307
    Steve Garvey                 1,207
    Billy Williams               1,117
    Joe Sewell                   1,103
    Stan Musial                    895
    Eddie Yost                     829
    Gus Suhr                       822
    Nellie Fox                     798
    Pete Rose                      745
    Dale Murphy                    740
    Richie Ashburn                 730
    Ernie Banks                    717
    Pete Rose                      678
    Earl Averill                   673
    Frank McCormick                652
    Sandy Alomar Sr.               648
    Eddie Brown                    618


    Hitting Streaks
    American League   Team Year Streak     National League   Team Year Streak
    Joe DiMaggio      NY   1941     56     Pete Rose         Cin  1978     44
    George Sisler     StL  1922     41     Willie Keeler     Bal  1897     44
    Ty Cobb           Det  1911     40     Bill Dahlen       Chi  1894     42
    Paul Molitor      Mil  1987     39     Tommy Holmes      Bos  1945     37
    Ty Cobb           Det  1917     35     Billy Hamilton    Phi  1894     36
    Dom DiMaggio      Bos  1949     34     Fred Clarke       Lou  1895     35
    George McQuinn    StL  1938     34     Benito Santiago   SD   1987     34
    George Sisler     StL  1925     34     George Davis      NY   1893     33
    Heinie Manush     Was  1933     33     Rogers Hornsby    StL  1922     32
    Hal Chase         NY   1907     33     Rico Carty        Atl  1970     31
    Ken Landreaux     Min  1980     31     Willie Davis      LA   1969     31
    Sam Rice          Was  1924     31     Ed Delahanty      Phi  1899     31
    Nap Lajoie        Cle  1906     31     Jerome Walton     Chi  1989     30
    Eric Davis        Bal  1998     30     Stan Musial       StL  1950     30
    Sandy Alomar Jr.  Cle  1997     30     Elmer Smith       Cin  1898     30
    Nomar Garciaparra Bos  1997     30
    George Brett      KC   1980     30
    Ron LeFlore       Det  1976     30
    Goose Goslin      Det  1934     30
    Bing Miller       Phi  1929     30
    Tris Speaker      Bos  1912     30


    Pitching Winning Streaks
    American League   Team Year Streak     National League   Team Year Streak
    Schoolboy Rowe    Det  1934     16     Rube Marquard     NY   1912     19
    Lefty Grove       Phi  1931     16     Timothy Keefe     NY   1888     19
    Walter Johnson    Was  1912     16     Old Hoss Radbourn Pro  1884     18
    Joe Wood          Bos  1912     16     Elroy Face        Pit  1959     17
    Roger Clemens     Tor  1998     15     John Luby         Chi  1890     17
    Gaylord Perry     Cle  1974     15     Mickey Welch      NY   1885     17
    Dave McNally      Bal  1969     15     John Sanford      SF   1962     16
    John Allen        Cle  1937     15     Ewell Blackwell   Cin  1947     16
    Alvin Crowder     Was  1932     15     Carl Hubbell      NY   1936     16
    Roger Clemens     Bos  1986     14     James McCormick   Chi  1886     16
    Steve Stone       Bal  1980     14     Steve Carlton     Phi  1972     15
    Whitey Ford       NY   1961     14     Bob Gibson        StL  1968     15
    Lefty Grove       Phi  1928     14     Dazzy Vance       Bro  1924     15
    Chief Bender      Phi  1914     14     John Smoltz       Atl  1996     14
    Walter Johnson    Was  1913     14     Dwight Gooden     NY   1985     14
    John Chesbro      NY   1904     14     Rick Sutcliffe    Chi  1984     14
    Scott Erickson    Min  1991     13     Ed Reulbach       Chi  1909     14
    Bobby Witt        Tex  1990     13     Joe McGinnity     NY   1904     14
    LaMarr Hoyt       Chi  1983     13     John Flynn        Chi  1886     14
    Ron Guidry        NY   1978     13     Jim McCormick     Chi  1885     14
    Catfish Hunter    Oak  1973     13     Tom Glavine       Atl  1992     13
    Dave McNally      Bal  1971     13     Dock Ellis        Pit  1971     13
    Ellis Kinder      Bos  1949     13     Phil Regan        LA   1966     13
    Bobo Newsom       Det  1940     13     Brooks Lawrence   Cin  1956     13
    Wes Ferrell       Cle  1930     13     Burleigh Grimes   NY   1927     13
    Stan Coveleski    Was  1925     13     Deacon Phillippe  Pit  1910     13
    Walter Johnson    Was  1924     13     Christy Mathewson NY   1909     13
    Brad Radke        Min  1997     12     Ted Lewis         Bos  1898     13
    Bobby Witt        Tex  1992     12     Fred Klobededanz  Bos  1897     13
    Ron Guidry        NY   1985     12     Frank Dwyer       Cin  1896     13
    Pat Dobson        Bal  1971     12     Frank Killen      Pit  1893     13
    Dave McNally      Bal  1968     12     Cy Young          Cle  1892     13
    Whitey Ford       NY   1963     12     Charles Buffinton Bos  1884     13
    Luis Arroyo       NY   1961     12     Larry  Corcoran   Chi  1880     13
    Dave Ferriss      Bos  1946     12     Mark Portugal     Hou  1992     12
    Atley Donald      NY   1939     12     Burt Hooton       LA   1975     12
    John Allen        Cle  1938     12     Ed Reulbach       Chi  1906     12
    George Earnshaw   Phi  1931     12     Hooks Wiltse      NY   1904     12
    Jonathan Zachary  NY   1929     12     John Chesbro      Pit  1902     12
    Hubert Leonard    Bos  1914     12     Charles Ferguson  Phi  1886     12
    Russ Ford         NY   1910     12
    Cy Young          Bos  1901     12


    Team Winning Streaks
    American League        Year Streak     National League        Year Streak
    New York               1947     19     New York               1916    *26
    Chicago                1906    *19     Chicago                1935     21
    New York               1953     18     Chicago                1880    *21
    New York               1904     18     Providence             1884     20
    Philadelphia           1931     17     Baltimore              1894     18
    Washington             1912     17     Boston                 1891    *18
    Kansas City            1977     16     Chicago                1885     18
    New York               1951     16     New York               1916     17
    New York               1926     16     New York               1907     17
    Minnesota              1991     15     Boston                 1897     17
    New York               1960     15     New York               1912     16
    Boston                 1946     15     Pittsburgh             1909     16
    Philadelphia           1913     15     Philadelphia           1892     16
    New York               1906     15     Philadelphia           1890     16
                                           Philadelphia           1887    *16
                                           Chicago                1936     15
                                           New York               1936     15
                                           Brooklyn               1924     15
                                           Pittsburgh             1903     15
                                           Detroit                1886     15

                                           *Tie game occurred during streak