You would think that Lou Gehrig's record of 23 career grandslam homeruns would be an easy one to break, but the closest to him in active players is
Robin Ventura(18) and Manny Ramirez(17).. Even Barry Bonds with the amount of homers he has hit over his career is only on 11..
I believe that Christy Mathewson's record of 3 cJohnny Vander Meer World series complete game shutouts in one world series will never be broken. No
modern day pitcher will ever come close to that. Furthermore, I believe that Johnny Johnny Vander Meer's record of 2 consecutive no-hitters will ever
be broken either.
Well i don't keep an updated chart so i was going on before the season started, my point was how long has the record stood for? 60+ years, thats a
hell of a long time. 23 is not a huge amount and with the power hitters in the last 20 years or so you would have thought the record would have been
broken. The top 6 in the homerun hitting charts are all from the last 7 years and Sosa is in there 3 times and had only hit 8 grandslams at the
begining of this season.
Yea that is a really good record and it did stand for a long time. It's actually umbelieveable that no one in the past 60 years, except for the now
modern players, have even really come close to it. You think, espeacially since you get better pitches to hit with 'em loaded, that one of the
outstanding players during the last 60 years would have come close to it.
and no I don't believe that anybody could be as bad as the 1899 Cleveland Spiders. Did you know that they were so bad, that they were actually afraid
to play in front of their hometown fans? So afraid, in fact, that they played the last half of the season on the road.
Not even the 1962 Mets were afraid to play in front of their hometown fans. Or maybee they were? Who Knows? All I know is that they didn't refuse
to play at home for the last half of their baseball season.
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