MLB: 30 amazing records that will never be broken

WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 03: The 2016 National League Cy Young Award is presented to Max Scherzer #32 of the Washington Nationals before the start of the Opening Day game against the Miami Marlins on April 3, 2017 at Nationals Park in Washington, DC. The Nationals won 4-2. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 03: The 2016 National League Cy Young Award is presented to Max Scherzer #32 of the Washington Nationals before the start of the Opening Day game against the Miami Marlins on April 3, 2017 at Nationals Park in Washington, DC. The Nationals won 4-2. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images) /
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The most unbreakable records in MLB history: 100% of the Hall of Fame vote

Getting into the Hall of Fame is the ultimate goal for any major league player. All of the years of hard work, at least for a select few, result in their enshrinement.

Yet, no matter how great their accomplishments, even the greatest of players are doubted.

From the very beginning, there was always pushback. Voters of the Hall would always find a way to doubt the credentials of some of the greatest players to ever play the game.

Consider this, Wille Mays was given only 94.68% of the total votes. Babe Ruth was a bit higher, checking in at 95.13% and Ken Griffey Jr. received 99.32% of the total vote as all but three of the 440 voters gave him the nod. Even Cy Young barely made the 75% Hall of Fame cut as he received 76.12%. Even then, he was forced to wait until his second time around on the ballot.

Mariano Rivera in 2019, however, did the unthinkable when he aggregated 100% of the vote. Mostly known as the greatest closer of all time, it could be a long until anyone receives 100% of the Hall of Fame vote on their first trip on the ballot.

Unless, of course, a player comes along who’s better than Ruth, Griffey Jr., and Mays. Either that, or maybe voters will give players a break.