The List: Greatest individual streaks

In honor of Lance Armstrong's amazing fifth straight Tour de France win, the best individual streaks ever.

Updated: July 28, 2003, 12:14 PM ET
By Jeff Merron | Page 2 staff

Lance Armstrong has won his fifth consecutive Tour de France to tie the record held by Spain's Miguel Indurain from 1991-'95. Like our top 10 individual streaks listed below, if Armstrong can win six in a row, it may never be beaten.

1. Joe DiMaggio's 56-game hitting streak DiMaggio's streak was appreciated in its day, and it may be the most unbreakable record in baseball. In the 62 years since the Yankee Clipper set the mark, Pete Rose has come closest to equaling it -- and he was able ...

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