Baseball Crank
Covering the Front and Back Pages of the Newspaper
September 10, 2002
BASEBALL: Streakers

You thought the A's 20-game win streak was big? This blogger, in a long, detailed piece, says you should take a gander at baseball's first openly professional team, the 1869-70 Cincinnati Red Stockings, which tore through their semi-pro and amateur competition to the Harlem Globetrotter-like tune of 75 wins in a row, ultimately laying the foundation for Organized Base Ball to be founded in earnest with the National Association of 1871. He even has stats!

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