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7 no-hitters


7 no-hitters

if there is ever a rec that will not be beat it has to be Norlan Ryans 7 no-hitters what do you all think is the best intacted record

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Cy Young's 511 wins. There's a reason the award is named after him (well several reasons lol)

Also pitchers don't pitch anywhere NEAR they did even back in the mid century era, let alone the deadball era... You can pretty much consider Young's wins total utterly untouchable. No one is ever going to even come close, let alone best it. Heck 300 wins is considered immediate Hall of Fame worthiness! 200 wins was considered standard in the DB era. 300 was noteworthy. And 400 was the mark that only the greatest of the greats hit (Young, Walter Johnson, etc)

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yeah i agree cy youngs 511 will not be touched. but when i grew up in the 60s and 70s 300 wins was a for sure hall of famer.i wonder if anyone has won 300 and not made it

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Fernando Tatis

2 Grand Slams in 1 inning

Nobody will ever hit 3!

Not likely to be tied either

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lol right none will hit 3 in 1 inning

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Hack Wilson 191 RBI in a Season

Sam Crawford 309 Career Triples

Cy Young 749 Complete Games

Walter Johnson 110 Shutouts

Cy Young - 7356 Innings Pitched

Nolan Ryan 24) 100 Strikeout seasons

Tris Speaker - 50) OF Assists in a Season

Maury Wills - 165 Games played -- REGULAR SEASON (no playoffs back then so a best of 3 games to break the tie but considered regular season)

Chief Wilson - 36 Triples in a season

Old Hoss Radbourn - 59 Wins in a Season

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Most consecutive no-hitters, Johnny Vander Meer, 2 in 1938 NO ONE WILL GET 3!

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Yes but unlike Young's 511 wins, that mark is POSSIBLE to be hit, yet just EXTREMELY unlikely. But Young's win total is regarded as an UN-touchable record. Pitching has changed just too much from way back then. 300 innings a season has been essentially obsolete for a few decades now, but before that it was common, hell even 400 wasn't necessarily phenomenal back then (it was a pretty good mark but not the most well regarded mark by any means. Pitching effectively at those totals got more recognition, naturally, but it wasn't necessarily rare to hit 400 IPs. Uncommon yes but not rare)

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I agree with skooler1, Cy Young 511 wins, no one will even come close to that in this day & age.

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agree

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Rickey's career SB mark, among others previously mentioned.
Pete Rose's 4,256 hits may stand the test of time as well.

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Jay before Rose surpassed it, Ty Cobb previously held that record, and it was also somewhat considered untouchable, though not as much as the others listed. Cobb's longevity was his greatest strength. Rose was the same way in that department. They only lacked HR power in their careers, but were certainly capable of line drive hits all over the place and were at least solid defensively. The only thing Cobb had that Rose didn't was Cobb's blazing speed

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Honestly there are several records generally considered untouchable. Almost all of them came well before our time. So the chances of these aforementioned records being threatened is essentially zip, zilch, and zero

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Ty Cobb had a lifetime .367 BA. Rose did not come close to that

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Probably because in addition to the Hits record, he also happens to hold the most career ABs record too 😂

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I’d still take Cobb over Rose

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Pitcher hits 2 Grand Slams in a game.......

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Sin you sure about that? Cobb was a true baseball legend, but as a person he was woefully bad. Ever hear the story about how he went into the stands to beat up a heckler, yet didnt stop doing so even when it was discovered that the heckler had no arms OR legs?

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The beating of the heckler was obviously wrong, the guy was missing a hand by the way he was not in a wheelchair like has erroneously reported, also that fan had mercilessly heckled Cobb every time the Tigers came to NY - the newspapers didn’t even defend the fan, according to history other fans said he was calling Cobb a half N word and that he was gay.

Without a doubt he was an absolute bastard, but also the best player in the League, as to his intentionally spiking fielders? Nap Lajoie once spiked 3 guys in an inning

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cys 511 wins unlikely yes impossible no but what about his 300 plus losses? that definitely will not be broken

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DiMaggio's 56 game hitting streak...
Williams was the last man to hit over .400, no one will ever do it again...
Both men knew the strike zone and rarely swung at bad pitches. In a modern game where everyone strikes out 200 times, we will never see hitting like that again...