On September 22, 2007, Moises Alou hit safely in his 26th straight game, setting a new franchise mark for the New York Mets in a single season. Alou went hitless in his first three at-bats before singling to start the ninth inning. At 41 years and 80 days old, Alou became the oldest player in Major League history to have a hitting streak of at least 20 games.