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It's not hard to believe that the man who coined the timeless adage "Hit 'em where they ain't" and who perfected the "Baltimore Chop" held the hit-streak record for 44 years. Keeler, who had a hit in 45 straight games in 1897, batted over .300 16 times in his career and ranks 14th on the all-time list with a .341 career average.

Photo: John Durant/SI Picture Collection

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