NHL legend Wayne Gretzky scored a point in 51 consecutive games to open the 1983-1984 season for the Edmonton Oilers.
He has four championship rings, but isn't a Hall of Famer. Still, A.C. Green played in a record 1,192 consecutive games over 15 NBA seasons.
"Joltin" Joe DiMaggio hit safely in 56 consecutive games in the summer of 1941. Most sports experts call it the streak that can never be broken. Pete Rose came the closest when he hit safely in 44 straight games.
Brett Favre played in 297 straight NFL games before a shoulder injury ended the streak on December 13, 2010.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
The Bucs lost 26 consecutive games when the franchise started. When asked of his team's execution, then-Bucs coach John McKay famously said, "I'm in favor of it."
Byron Nelson had the greatest year in the history of professional golf when he won 18 tournaments in 1945, including a record 11 in a row.
Cal Ripken, Jr.
Cal Ripken, Jr. played in 2,632 consecutive Major League Baseball games, breaking the streak of 2,130 held by the Iron Horse Lou Gehrig.
NBA Hall of Famer Wilt Chamberlain claimed several streaks, including sleeping with tens of thousands of women. But he also recorded seven consecutive games of more than 50 points in 1961.
The Cubs won the championship in 1908 and haven't won one since then, a full century of futility.
NFL Hall of Famer Johnny Unitas threw at least one touchdown pass in 47 consecutive games from 1956-1960.
Lance Armstrong won seven straight Tour de France championships from 1999-2005.
Tennis legend Martina Navratilova won 74 consecutive matches in 1984. It's an all-time record for singles tennis.
New England Patriots
The New England Patriots hold the all-time record for consecutive games won, going 21-0 between October 5, 2003 and October 31, 2004.
The Northwestern Wildcats set a Division I-A football record when they lost 34 consecutive football games from 1979-1982.
Dodgers pitcher Orel Hershiser threw 59.1 consecutive scoreless innings in 1988. He broke the record held by former Dodger great Don Drysdale.
The 1983 Baltimore Orioles lost 21 straight games to start the season
The Philadelphia Flyers lost 330 man games in 2005-2006. Man games meaning that the number of of games missed in total would add up to 330 games.
Prairie View A&M
Prairie View A&M lost 80 consecutive football games from 1989 to 1998.
Tennis star Roger Federer made it to Grand Slam semifinals 23 consecutive times.
The UCLA men's basketball team won 88 straight games before losing to Notre Dame in January 1974.
The UConn Huskies women's basketball team lost in the 2008 Final Four and haven't lost again since. The streak was at 87 games in mid-December.
Johnny Vander Meer pitched consecutive no-hitters in 1938. He's the only Major League Baseball player to ever pull off the feat.
Jeff Feagles #18 is the NFL's iron man after playing in 352 consecutive games. However, he was a punter, so he's just barely considered a football player. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)