The 50 Most Unbreakable Records in Sports History

5. 56-Game Hitting Streak

Date: 7/16/1941
Set By: Joe DiMaggio

If you ever wonder why DiMaggio is such a revered figure among baseball purists, it isn't just because he bagged Marilyn Monroe (although we're sure that helps). This streak is nothing short of amazing, and while it seems beatable there's a reason that people always seem to collapse when they get to 30. The pressure and simple luck involved inevitably catches up, ending the streaks before they even get within 20 games of Joe D. In our lifetimes, we're confident we'll never see somebody touch this one.

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