Within the last twenty years, many of major leagues baseball's records have been shattered. Obliterated. Certain records will never be broken: Cy Young's 511 wins, Nolan Ryans 5000+ strikeouts, Joe DiMaggio's hit streak, and Pete Rose's hit record are very attainable, just not too probable. I saw Cal Ripken break Lou Gehrig's consecutive games streak and it took my breath away. When Rickey reached his milestones, I smiled not only for him, but for the game of baseball. However the public was always enamored with the home runs; power, muscle, strengthùthat's what we admire. As years went on, players went on to inject themselves and do anything to get to Maris. Then McGwire. Then Bonds. It's to the point now where if anyone breaks Barry's record we'll automatically assume they're dirty. T ...
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