Monday, May 26, 2008

Attention Homeowners

The Red Sox have played in 14 consecutive games in which the home team has won. I don't know if this is a team record. It's hard to find streaks like this, because finding general winning- and losing-streaks doesn't help, since extended ones would most likely cover home and away games. (Unless it's 1906, when the Red Sox lost 20 games in a row--because 19 of those were played consecutively at home. So that has to be their longest streak playing in games in which the road team won.) And if you look up home- or road-only streaks, they would have to go along with a corresponding streak, and we'd know about that--for example, if the Red Sox were in the midst of both a ten-game home winning streak and a ten game home losing streak, it would be news.

I probably would've remembered a similar stretch to this since I started this blog, so if there's been a longer one, it was before then, and probably way before, as I don't remember anything like this in my lifetime, either. But I could be wrong.

Even more amazing is the fact that this streak overlapped the Celtics identical one, which lasted 16 games, starting with their last regular season game, and finishing a few nights ago.


Post a Comment

If you're "anonymous," please leave a name, even if it's a fake one, for differentiation purposes.

If you're having trouble commenting, try signing in to whatever account you're using first, then come back here once you're signed in.

<< Home

This page is powered by Blogger. Isn't yours?

My Photo
Location: Rhode Island, United States