Thursday, May 5, 2011
Cincinnati Reds Joey Votto's consective games reaching base streak
Consecutive games reaching base (official) (includes only outcomes that increase on-base percentage: base hit, walk, or hit-by-pitch)
84 - Ted Williams, Boston Red Sox - July 1 through September 27, 1949
33 - Joey Votto, Cincinnati Reds - April 2nd through May 7, 2011
18 - Joey Votto, Cincinnati Reds - May 24th through June 11, 2011
Elias Sports Bureau says Votto's 33-game streak of reaching safely is longest to begin a season since Pujols began 2008 with 42-game streak.