Where does Dickey’s ER streak rank?

R.A. Dickey has not allowed an earned run in his last 42 2/3 consecutive innings. Here’s where that streak ranks in MLB history, dating back to 1918:

NAME IP START END
Hershiser, Orel 61.2 08/30/1988 04/05/1989
Drysdale, Don 58.2 05/14/1968 06/08/1968
Carlton, Steve 57.1 07/19/1972 08/13/1972
Gooden, Doc 49.1 08/31/1985 10/02/1985
Gibson, Bob 47.2 06/02/1968 07/01/1968
Greinke, Zack 46.2 09/13/2008 04/29/2009
Perry, Gaylord 45.0 08/28/1967 09/15/1967
Vaughn, Hippo 45.0 06/26/1918 07/09/1918
Lidle, Cory 43.2 08/04/2002 08/31/2002
Bush, Guy 43.0 08/03/1926 08/26/2026
Dickey, R.A. 42.2 05/22/2012 Current

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Wow, Guy Bush went over 100 years without giving up an earned run !!

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