Sometimes unlikely players get hot. For Office it was in mid-1976 when he hit in
29 consecutive games, batting at a .397 clip. The skinny outfielder also made the
greatest defensive play in Atlanta Stadium history, falling over the seven-foot-high
centerfield fence to rob Mike Ivie of a homer in 1975.
FROM THE BASEBALL CHRONOLOGY
»June 24, 1976: The Braves top the Expos, 2–1, but Rowland Office is collared after hitting safely in 29 straight games. Office hit .408 during the streak, which began on May 23rd.