rico carty 1970Rico Carty Hitting Streak

On May 16, 1970, the hitting streak of Atlanta Braves star Rico Carty comes to an end at 31 games. The Braves’ outfielder is stopped by Cincinnati Reds pitcher Jim McGlothlin, who earns a 2-0 victory. Carty, who batted .451 during the streak, will go on to win the National League batting championship with a .366 mark.