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Contrasting images during hit streak

Dodgers' Ethier reaches 30 games, but all around him the walls seem to be crumbling

Updated: May 7, 2011, 1:20 AM ET
By Tony Jackson | ESPNLosAngeles.com

NEW YORK -- In a scene that was to be expected considering the city, Andre Ethier faced his biggest pregame media scrum yet Friday as he chases the Los Angeles Dodgers' franchise hitting-streak record.

At one point during the impromptu session at his locker, he spoke of how the longer the streak has gone, the more his eyes have been opened to the rich history of the only team he has played for during his six major league seasons.

"Someone asked me the other day if I knew who Zack Wheat ...

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