When occured: 
Sat, 1948-06-05

Richie Ashburn of the Philadelphia Phillies hits safely for the 23rd straight game in a Phillies 6 - 5 win over the Cubs at Wrigley Field, setting a 20th century National Leaguerecord for a rookie. Benito Santiago will hold the record by century's end.


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