At 162 games, the MLB regular season is the longest of all professional sports, and a strong start to the season doesn’t guarantee a strong finish. Still, a good winning streak can be a great way to make waves early on.
So, what are the longest winning streaks to start a season in MLB history?
Longest MLB Winning Streaks to Start the Season
|7||Kansas City Royals||2003||9|
|St. Louis Browns||1944||9|
|New York Giants||1918||9|
|13||Chicago White Sox||1982||8|
Which MLB Team Has the Longest Winning Streak To Start a Season?
The 1987 Milwaukee Brewers and the 1982 Atlanta Braves share the MLB record for the longest winning streak to start a season. Both teams began their respective seasons with a 13-game winning streak.
Despite holding this record, the Milwaukee Brewers didn’t make the postseason in 1987. The 1982 Atlanta Braves advanced through to the ALCS before they were eliminated.
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