Consecutive Game Hitting Streak (1918)

“Cobb promptly doubled Jones home, but was left as Veach who failed to get a hit all afternoon, and thereby broke his consecutive game hitting streak, flied to Shanks.” Detroit Free Press, July 13, 1918, p11.

Earlier Variation:
Consecutive Hitting Streak
“Tom Dougherty has the honor of stopping Otto Clymer in his consecutive hitting streak after the big fielder had clouted safely in 28 straight games.” Fred R. Coburn, The Minneapolis Morning Tribune, May 12, 1911, p13

No earliest use given in Dickson Baseball Dictionary