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: 309 Career triples

It’s fairly difficult to get a good read on the ball when it’s hit. At times, once a batter registers a hit, they simply throw down their bat and make a run for the bases. Their of course aided by their coaches who ultimately tell them when to stop and when to take a chance.

When it comes to putting enough mustard on the ball for a single or double, it’s fairly easy to tell. But when it comes to taking that extra base and turn a double into a triple, that’s when things get tricky. Although they are generally hard to come by, Sam Crawford found a way to master the art of hitting them.

In total, Crawford racked up 309 triples for his career. He’s the only player in MLB history to push through the 300 barrier. Some of the greatest hitters the game has ever seen, don’t even come close to Crawford’s numbers.

Babe Ruth and Pete Rose, both considered all-time greats, managed to put together 271 triples which aren’t that far off from Crawford. But when you realize that their number represents their combined efforts, maybe then you’ll have a deeper appreciation for Crawford and what he was able to accomplish.

Presently, no current player has managed to even register triple digits in career triples. Meaning, Crawford’s record is as safe as they come.