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Which baseball record will be the hardest to break?

READER POLL

Here is a list of baseball records set since 1900. Which of these do you think will be the hardest to break?

Hitting streak: 56 games, Joe DiMaggio, 1941
 
  251 (17.2%)
Batting average: .426, Nap Lajoie, 1901
 
  313 (21.4%)
Runs scored: 177, Babe Ruth, 1921
 
  5 (0.3%)
Home runs: 73, Barry Bonds, 2001
 
  48 (3.3%)
RBI: 191, Hack Wilson, 1930
 
  27 (1.8%)
Hits: 262, Ichiro Suzuki, 2004
 
  12 (0.8%)
Stolen bases: 130, Rickey Henderson, 1982
 
  31 (2.1%)
Intentional walks: 120, Barry Bonds, 2004
 
  13 (0.9%)
Hit by pitch: 50, Ron Hunt, 1971
 
  18 (1.2%)
Wins: 41, Jack Chesboro, 1904
 
  702 (48.0%)
Strikeouts: 383, Nolan Ryan, 1973
 
  43 (2.9%)
Total votes = 1463


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