This is one of baseball’s most under appreciated stats. We count hits, which are obviously important, and we count average, but we simply don’t pay enough attention to those batters who consistently get hits in game after game.
Streaks are more an occurrence of luck than a guy like Miguel Cabrera who has played 93 games and has failed to get a hit in only 16 of them.
Nine to Know
2013 leaders of Batters with Games with Hits