Here are 30 sports records no athlete will EVER be able to break…

Cal Ripken Jr. in dugout holding his helmet
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Similar to the adage “rules are meant to be broken,” so too are sports records… right? Well, not so fast.

Sports legends are defined by the records they leave behind after they retire. And while many of these records are surpassed due to the evolution of sporting competitions, some records are completely out of reach for even the greatest athletes of the modern era.

The following sports records are so incredible that only a miracle could dethrone them from the top of the record books. Click the button below to dive deep into the archives of sports history.