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Phils' Rollins extends streak to 36 games

Updated: October 2, 2005, 7:21 PM ET
Associated Press

WASHINGTON -- Jimmy Rollins stretched his hitting streak to 36 games Sunday in Philadelphia's regular-season finale against Washington -- and can pursue Joe DiMaggio's major league record of 56 next year.

Sort of.

For the purpose of baseball records, Rollins' hitting streak will extend into 2006, and he can add to it. The major league marks for longest hitting streak in one season and longest hitting streak spanning two seasons are separate records, according to the Elias Sports ...

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