Baseball Longest Hitting Streaks in Baseball

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List of the longest hitting 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 stats on professional athletes. The hit 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 hit streak records covers the entire history of professional baseball.
1
Joe DiMaggio is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Longest Hitting Streaks in Baseball
Dec. at 85 (1914-1999)
56 Consecutive games with a hit - May 15 through July 16, 1941
2
Dale Long is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Longest Hitting Streaks in Baseball
Dale Long Dec. at 65 (1926-1991)
8 Consecutive games hitting a home run - May 19-May 28, 1956
3
Don Mattingly is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Longest Hitting Streaks in Baseball
age 58
8 Consecutive games hitting a home run - July 8-July 18, 1987
4
Ken Griffey is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Longest Hitting Streaks in Baseball
Ken Griffey
8 Consecutive games hitting a home run - July 20-July 28, 1993
5
Ted Williams is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Longest Hitting Streaks in Baseball
Dec. at 84 (1918-2002)
84 Consecutive games reaching base - July 1-September 27, 1949
6
Joe Sewell is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Longest Hitting Streaks in Baseball
Dec. at 92 (1898-1990)
115 Consecutive games without a strikeout - May 17-September 19, 1929
7
Count Campau is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Longest Hitting Streaks in Baseball
Dec. at 75 (1863-1938)
15 Consecutive games with two or more hits - July 5-July 23, 1890
8
Sam Thompson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Longest Hitting Streaks in Baseball
Dec. at 62 (1860-1922)
6 Consecutive games with three or more hits - June 11-21, 1895
9
Jimmy Johnston is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Longest Hitting Streaks in Baseball
Dec. at 78 (1889-1967)
6 Consecutive games with three or more hits - June 24-June 30, 1923
10
George Brett is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Longest Hitting Streaks in Baseball
age 66
6 Consecutive games with three or more hits - May 8-13, 1976
11
Paul Waner is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Longest Hitting Streaks in Baseball
Dec. at 62 (1903-1965)
14 Consecutive games with an extra base hit - June 6-June 20, 1927
12
Chipper Jones is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Longest Hitting Streaks in Baseball
age 47
14 Consecutive games with an extra base hit - June 26-July 16, 2006
13
Ray Grimes is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Longest Hitting Streaks in Baseball
Ray Grimes Dec. at 60 (1893-1953)
17 Consecutive games with an RBI - June 27-July 23, 1922
14
Billy Hamilton is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Longest Hitting Streaks in Baseball
Dec. at 74 (1866-1940)
24 Consecutive games scoring one or more runs - July 6-August 2, 1894
15
Roy Cullenbine is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Longest Hitting Streaks in Baseball
Roy Cullenbine Dec. at 78 (1913-1991)
22 Consecutive games with a walk - July 2-July 22, 1947
16
Harry Davis is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Longest Hitting Streaks in Baseball
Dec. at 74 (1873-1947)
5 Consecutive games with a triple - July 29-August 3, 1897
17
Chief Wilson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Longest Hitting Streaks in Baseball
Dec. at 71 (1883-1954)
5 Consecutive games with a triple - June 17-20, 1912
18
Lee Lacy is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Longest Hitting Streaks in Baseball
age 71
3 Consecutive Pinch-Hit Appearances With a Home Run - May 2, 6, and 17, 1978
19
Del Unser is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Longest Hitting Streaks in Baseball
age 75
3 Consecutive Pinch-Hit Appearances With a Home Run - June 30, July 5 and 10, 1979
20
Earl Averill, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Longest Hitting Streaks in Baseball
Earl Averill, Jr. age 88
17 Consecutive plate appearances reaching base - June 3-June 10, 1962
21
Johnny Kling is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Longest Hitting Streaks in Baseball
Dec. at 72 (1875-1947)
12 Consecutive plate appearances with a hit - August 24-28, 1902
22
Walt Dropo is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Longest Hitting Streaks in Baseball
Walt Dropo Dec. at 87 (1923-2010)
12 Consecutive plate appearances with a hi - July 14 and 15, 1952
23
Billy Rogell is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Longest Hitting Streaks in Baseball
Dec. at 99 (1904-2003)
7 Consecutive plate appearances with a walk - August 17-19, 1938
24
Mel Ott is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Longest Hitting Streaks in Baseball
Dec. at 49 (1909-1958)
7 Consecutive plate appearances with a walk - June 16-18, 1943
25
Eddie Stanky is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Longest Hitting Streaks in Baseball
Dec. at 83 (1916-1999)
7 Consecutive plate appearances with a walk - August 29 and 30, 1950