Special Report

The Longest Standing Unbroken Records in Sports History

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1. Most Career Wins: Cy Young
> Record: 511 wins
> Team(s): Cleveland Spiders, Boston Americans
> Set in: 1911
> Next closest player: Walter Johnson: 417 wins

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2. Most Career Hat Tricks: Wayne Gretzky
> Record: 50 hat tricks
> Team(s): Edmonton Oilers, Los Angeles Kings, New York Rangers
> Set in: 1997
> Next closest player: Mario Lemieux: 40 hat tricks

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3. Most Sacks in a Game: Derrick Thomas
> Record: 7 sacks
> Team(s): Kansas City Chiefs
> Set in: 1990
> Next closest player: four players tied: 6 sacks

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4. Most Points in a Game: Wilt Chamberlain
> Record: 100 points
> Team(s): Philadelphia Warriors
> Set in: 1962
> Next closest player: Kobe Bryant: 81 points

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5. Most Career No-Hitters: Nolan Ryan
> Record: 7 no-hitters
> Team(s): California Angels, Texas Rangers, Houston Astros
> Set in: 1991
> Next closest player: Sandy Koufax: 4 no-hitters

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