In 1989 Jerome Walton burst onto the scene winning the NL Rookie of the Year Award and helping the Cubs to the NL East title.
His thrilling 30-game hitting streak from July 21st to August 20th culminated a sensational season for the 23-year-old.
During the next several weeks I’ll recap Walton’s 30-game hitting streak that sparked the Cubs from a 2.5 games deficit in the division to a 2.5 game lead!
|1||July 21||1-5||San Fran||S. Garrelts||Single to RF, RBI||L 4-3|
|2||July 22||1-4||San Fran||A. Hammaker||Double RF, RBI||W 5-2|
|3||July 23||1-5||San Fran||D. Robinson||Single to LF||W 9-5|
|4||July 24||1-4||@ St. Louis||S. Terry||Single to CF, RBI||W 3-2|
|5||July 25||1-4||@ St. Louis||J. Magrane||G-Rule Double||W 4-2|