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Hit Streak Minutiae

Source: Play Index

* Longest Hit Streaks
Mets History

David Wright 2006-07 24
Hubie Brooks 1984 24
Mike Piazza 1999 24

John Olerud 1998 23
Mike Vail 1975 23
Cleon Jones 1970 23

* Longest Hit Streaks
From Start of His Season, Mets History

David Wright 2007 12
Ed Kranepool 1965 12
Johnny Lewis 1965 11

* Longest Multi-Season Hit Streaks
Mets History

David Wright 2006-07 24
Jose Vizcaino 1995-96 16
Gary Carter 1986-87 16
Rusty Staub 1973-74 16

* The longest hit streak of a multi-hit variety in Mets history is 8 games, by Steve Henderson (1979). Thirteen players have reached 6 games, including Carlos Beltran (2006) and Jose Reyes (2003).

* The longest hit streak by a Mets pitcher is held by Jerry Koosman, at 6 games (1974)

* The longest hitless streak by a Mets position player is 20 games, by David Wright's good friend, Joe McEwing (2002).

* The longest "reached base at least once" streak in Mets history is 47 games, set by John Olerud (1998-99). Jose Vizcaino (1995-96), Darryl Strawberry (1987) and Keith Hernandez (1983) are all tied for 2nd at 32 games.

* The longest "reached via error" streak in Mets history is 4 games, by Ty Wigginton (2003)

* The longest "reached via walk" streak in Mets history is 12 games, by Darryl Strawberry (1987)

* What did Piazza do in the 25th game? He went 0-4 in a 6-3 win over the Marlins. What did Brooks do in the 25th game? He went 0-4 in a 5-2 win over the Cardinals.

* Neither Piazza nor Brooks had a walk-off hit during their hit streak. The longest hitting streak by a Mets player, who had a walk-off hit during that hit streak is the 23-gamer by Cleon Jones in 1970. He had a walk-off triple against the Phillies on September 10, 1970, though he had a hit earlier in the game, extending his hit streak to 18 games.


Anonymous said…
A walk-off triple? I thought you could only have a walk-off single or home run.
Roger said…
If someone was on first when you were at the plate you can have a walk-off triple.

I'm glad someone got the Bieser interleague reference :)

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