On July 29, 1909 William Aloysius
"Bill" Bergen stepped up to bat for the Brooklyn Dodgers and got a hit, his last
before setting the record for the longest hitless streak for a position player
Bill Bergen's next hit
would not come until July 17, 1909, setting the streak at 46 at bats without a
Lucky for Bill, he has been outdone by a pitcher.
Bob Buhl's hitless streak spans 2 teams and 3 seasons including the entire 1962
season which he spent with the Milwaukee Braves and Chicago Cubs.
During the the 1962 season Bob Buhl went an unimpressive 0 for 70 in his
trips up to the plate. Add on a few hitless at bats the season prior and
following and his record setting streak is a lumbering 0 for 87 (0-88 by
Bob Buhl Rookie Card
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