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List of the longest pitching streaks in baseball by individual players. A hitting streak may be span consecutive games or consecutive seasons, and Major League Baseball has long been a vehicle for keeping such baseball stats on professional athletes. The pitch streak record has been broken numerous times over the years, and this list includes several ties on the longest hit streak list.

The MLB was founded in 1869 with the establishment of the first professional baseball team, the Cincinnati Red Stockings. The modern Chicago Cubs and Atlanta Braves franchises were founded soon after. Baseball has been called the "Great American Pastime" for generations, persevering through several wars - long before professional ball clubs existed. Baseball legends from Babe Ruth to Ted Williams to Sammy Sosa are frequently listed among the <a href="http://www.ranker.com/crowdranked-list/best-athletes-of-all-time">greatest athletes of all time</a>.

This list of MLB pitching streak records covers the entire history of professional baseball.

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Carl Hubbell is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Longest Pitching Streaks in Baseball
Carl Hubbell Died at 85 (1903-1988) - 24 Consecutive games won - July 18, 1936-May 27, 1937

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Tim Keefe is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Longest Pitching Streaks in Baseball
Tim Keefe Died at 76 (1857-1933) - 19 Consecutive games won within a single season - June 23-August 10, 1888

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Rube Marquard is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Longest Pitching Streaks in Baseball
Rube Marquard Died at 94 (1886-1980) - 19 Consecutive games won within a single season - April 11 through July 3, 1912

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Jack Taylor is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Longest Pitching Streaks in Baseball
Jack Taylor Died at 64 (1874-1938) - 202 Consecutive games without being relieved - June 20, 1901-August 13, 1906

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Don Drysdale is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Longest Pitching Streaks in Baseball
Don Drysdale Died at 57 (1936-1993) - 6 Consecutive shutouts - May 14-June 4, 1968

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Johnny Vander Meer is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Longest Pitching Streaks in Baseball
Johnny Vander Meer Died at 83 (1914-1997) - 2 Consecutive no-hit games - June 11-15, 1938

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Bob Gibson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Longest Pitching Streaks in Baseball
Bob Gibson age 82 - 26 Consecutive quality starts - September 12, 1967 - July 30, 1968

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Pedro Martínez is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Longest Pitching Streaks in Baseball
Pedro Martínez 8 Consecutive games with 10 or more strikeouts - August 19-September 27, 1999

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Éric Gagné is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Longest Pitching Streaks in Baseball
Éric Gagné 84 Consecutive saves converted - August 28, 2002-July 5, 2004

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Rod Beck is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Longest Pitching Streaks in Baseball
Rod Beck Died at 39 (1968-2007) - 6 Consecutive team games with a save - August 30-September 5, 1998

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Mike Marshall is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Longest Pitching Streaks in Baseball
Mike Marshall age 74 - 13 Consecutive team games with a relief appearance - June 18-July 3, 1974

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Dale Mohorcic is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Longest Pitching Streaks in Baseball
Dale Mohorcic age 61 - 13 Consecutive team games with a relief appearance - August 6-20, 1986

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Orel Hershiser is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Longest Pitching Streaks in Baseball
Orel Hershiser age 59 - 59 Consecutive scoreless innings pitched - August 30, 1988-September 28, 1988

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Cy Young is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Longest Pitching Streaks in Baseball
Cy Young Died at 88 (1867-1955) - 25.1 Consecutive hitless innings pitched - April 25-May 11, 1904

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Mark Buehrle is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Longest Pitching Streaks in Baseball
Mark Buehrle age 38 - 15.0 Consecutive perfect innings pitched - July 18-July 28, 2009

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Bill Fischer is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Longest Pitching Streaks in Baseball
Bill Fischer age 90 - 84.1 Consecutive innings pitched without allowing a walk - August 3-September 30, 1962

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Greg Minton is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Longest Pitching Streaks in Baseball
Greg Minton age 66 - 269.1 Consecutive innings pitched without allowing a home run - June 1, 1979-May 1, 1982

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Ed Killian is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Longest Pitching Streaks in Baseball
Ed Killian Died at 52 (1876-1928) - 1001 Consecutive innings pitched without allowing a home run - September 19, 1903,-August 7, 1907

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Brad Ziegler is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Longest Pitching Streaks in Baseball
Brad Ziegler age 38 - 39 Consecutive scoreless innings pitched to start a Major League career - May 31-August 14, 2008

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Christy Mathewson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Longest Pitching Streaks in Baseball
Christy Mathewson Died at 45 (1880-1925) - 12 Consecutive seasons, 20 or more wins - 1903-1914

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Greg Maddux is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Longest Pitching Streaks in Baseball
Greg Maddux age 51 - 20 Consecutive seasons, 10 or more wins - 1988-2007

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Randy Johnson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Longest Pitching Streaks in Baseball
Randy Johnson age 54 - 5 Consecutive seasons, 300 or more strikeouts - 1998-2002

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Tom Seaver is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Longest Pitching Streaks in Baseball
Tom Seaver age 73 - 9 Consecutive seasons, 200 or more strikeouts - 1968-1976

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Jack Morris is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Longest Pitching Streaks in Baseball
Jack Morris age 62 - 14 Consecutive Opening Day starts - 1980-1993

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Trevor Hoffman is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Longest Pitching Streaks in Baseball
Trevor Hoffman age 50 - 4 Consecutive seasons, 40 or more saves - 1998-2001, 2004-2007

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Francisco Rodríguez is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Longest Pitching Streaks in Baseball

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Mariano Rivera is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Longest Pitching Streaks in Baseball
Mariano Rivera age 48 - 9 Consecutive seasons, 30 or more saves - 2003-2011