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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Joe Sewell
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The most unbreakable records in MLB history: 3 Strikeouts

Strikeouts come in bunches in today’s day and age. With some of the best players having a tendency to swing for the fences, strikeouts happen early and often.

While no one wants to take the long walk of shame back to the dugout after striking out, the rewards for swinging big can pay off in a huge way, like in the form of home runs.

Although players aren’t castigated too much for ineffective play at the plate, Joe Sewell was never interested in having three strikes called against him. And during the 1932 season, he was flat-out outrageous at the plate. On the year, Sewell struck out, are you ready for this? Three times.

As impressive as Sewell was that season, he was always effective during his career. For nine straight seasons, Sewell registered single-digit strikeout seasons. His closest competition comes from Nellie Fox. He struck out 12 times in both 1961 and 1962.

Unless players begin settling for making contact as opposed to swinging for homers, Sewell’s record will last forever.