On April 24, 1966, the Atlanta Braves establish a major league record by winning their 18th consecutive game at home. The first 17 wins of the streak had actually occurred in Milwaukee, the Braves’ home in 1965. The Braves win 5-2 over the Giants, Braves started Wade Blasingame helps his own cause going 2-3 with 2 RBI’s. Blasingame goes 6 innings giving up 2 runs, and Billy ODell pitched 3 scoreless in relief for his 3rd save. Future Hall of Fame teammates, Hank Aaron and Eddie Mathews both go 2-5.

 

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