-Joe DiMaggio hits in 56 straight games
-Ted Williams is last man to post .400 average
-Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa surpass Roger Maris' single-season home-run record (that might not make the list next time, BTW)
-Cal Ripken breaks Lou Gehrig's consecutive games streak
Now, the good people at the Los Angeles Times are asking fans, "What is your favorite Los Angeles Dodgers moment?" Some choices...
-Dodgers sweep Yankees in 1963 World Series
-Don Drysdale's six consecutive shutouts
-Fernando mania arrives in 1981
-Orel Hershiser's scoreless innings streak
Here at MHR, we've decided to start our own "greatest moments in ______________ history" poll. So here we go:
What is your favorite moment in the history of Earth?
-The transition from the Paleolithic to the Mesolithic Period
-The gradual human migration from Africa to Asia
-The building of the Egyptian pyramids
-The entire existence and influence of the Roman Empire
-The Industrial Revolution
-The 20th Century
-The NL West pennant race of 1993
-Any video of a guy getting hit in the nuts
Quite frankly, I'm a fan of the Romans, but 'football in the groin' had a football in the groin.