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King Carl's record win streak comes to end

Updated: May 26, 2002, 4:53 PM ET
By Larry Schwartz | Special to ESPN.com

May 31, 1937

A sellout crowd of 61,756 jams the Polo Grounds, most to watch Carl Hubbell, who has won his last 24 decisions. But the scroogie isn't working for the Giants' Meal Ticket and he is devoured by the Brooklyn Dodgers. His record winning streak ends when he's pounded for five runs in 3 1/3 innings as the Dodgers romp, 10-3, in the first game of a doubleheader.

King Carl takes the defeat gracefully. "The streak was great while it lasted," he says, "but this day had ...

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