Table of contents for Made to be broken : the 50 greatest records and streaks in sports / Allen St. John.

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Foreword by TK
1. The New Sultan of Swat: When Hank Aaron Passed Babe Ruth, He Set the Greatest Record in 
Sports
2. Catch as Catch Can: Jerry Rice's Career TD Mark Is the Most Enduring of His Many NFL 
Records
3. The Greatest One: Wayne Gretzky Owns the NHL Record Book, but His Points-Scored Mark 
Is the Most Majestic of All
4. The Streak: Joe DiMaggio's 56-Game Hitting Streak Has Become as Legendary as the Player 
Who Set It
5. The Key to 88: John Wooden Led UCLA to an Unfathomable String of Regular-Season 
Successes
6. The Man of Steal: Rickey Henderson's Career and Single Season Stolen Base Records Have 
Never Been Approached
7. The Game of the Century: Wilt Chamberlain's 100-Point Game Was a Performance for the 
Ages
8. Win Song: Cy Young Is the Product of History-and Pure Greatness
9. A Leap of Faith: Bob Beamon Shocked the World-and Himself-with His Record Long 
Jump
10. Undefeated: The 1973 Miami Dolphins Proved That Perfection Is Possible in Pro Sports
11. Nothing Plus Nothing: Johnny VanderMeer's Record Back-to-Back No- Hhitters Will Likely 
Never Be Equaled, Much Less Broken
12. 61* and Beyond: Maris, McGwire, and Bonds Each Took Their Own Swings at the Babe's 
Single-Season Home Run Mark
13. Thoroughly Unbeatable: At the Belmont, Secretariat Set a Record That May Never Be 
Broken
14. The King of Swing: Ty Cobb's Career Batting Average of .366 Has Never Been Bettered
15. Ursa Majors: Combine the Careers of Any Two Golf Legends, and Jack Nicklaus Probably 
Won More Major Titles
16. Must-See TD: Johnny Unitas's 47-Game TD Streak Is One of the NFL's Most Enduring 
Marks
17. Special Ks [Nolan Ryan-chapter subtitle TK?]
18. Rushing Roulette: Which NFL Running Back Set the Most Impressive Record?
19. For Pete's Sake: No College Player Ever Scored More Than LSU's "Pistol" Pete Maravich
20. Man of the Hour: In 60 Minutes One Afternoon, Jesse Owens Set Four World Records
21. 43 X 200: Richard Petty is NASCAR's Winningest Racer with 200 Victories
22. Mister Rogers's Neighborhood: In 1924 Rogers Hornsby Set a Record for Single-Season 
Batting Average
23. Coming Home: Rickey Henderson Circled the Bases More Often Than Any Player in 
Baseball History
24. The Kindest Cuts: For Seven Long Years, Tiger Woods Made Every PGA Tour Cut
25. The Miracle Mile: They Said It Couldn't Be Done, but Roger Bannister's Four-Minute Mile 
Proved Them Wrong
26. Hits and Misses: Pete Rose Broke a Great Record, but Is That Enough to Make Him Great?
27. Perfect Attendance: Cal Ripken Didn't Take a Day Off for 15 Years-but Was That a Good 
Thing?
28. Matching Sets: For Almost an Entire Tennis Season, Martina Navratilova Was Unbeatable
29. Fast Money: F1 Racer Michael Schumacher Is Not Only the World's Fastest Athlete, He's 
the Richest, Too
30. The Longest Yards: QB Dan Marino Passed for Miles More Than His Nearest Competitor
31. Getting On: Ted Williams Reached Base Better Than Any Hitter in History
32. The Golden Games: Mark Spitz's Seven Golds in 1972 Set an Enduring Olympic Record
33. Double or Nothing: Earl Webb's Single-Season Doubles Record Has Been Stubbornly 
Resistant
34. Goddess of Gold: Soviet Gymnast Larissa Latynina Won More Olympic Medals Than Any 
Athlete, Male or Female
35. Special Ks: Roger Clemens and Kerry Wood Are Baseball's Single-Game Strikeout Kings
36. Passing the Boards: When It Came to Rebounding, Wilt Chamberlain and Bill Russell Were 
Head and Shoulders above the Crowd
37. Into the Ring: Bill Russell and Henri Richard Won More Titles Than Any Other Players
38. Night after Night: The Lakers' 33-Ggame Winning Streak Set a Standard for All of Pro 
Sports
39. Byron's Lordship: In 1945 Byron Nelson Strung Together a Matchless Streak of Wins
40. Dean of Athletics: Dean Smith of North Carolina Won More Games Than Any College 
Coach
41. The Grandest Slammer: Rod Laver Won Tennis' Biggest Prize-Not Once, but Twice
42. Tour de Force: Lance Armstrong Defeated More Than His Rival Riders to Win a Record 
Seven Tours de France
43. Given the Boot: Having Only Half a Foot Didn't Stop Tom Dempsey from Kicking the 
Longest Field Goal Ever
44. Hit Parade: No Major Leaguer Topped 250 Hits for 70 Years-Until Ichiro Came Along
45. Biggest Man on Campus: Three Coaches Deserve Consideration for the College Coaching 
Win Record
46. The Old College Try: Oklahoma's Classic Winning Streak Set the Standard for Big-Time 
College Football 
47. Shut Out the Light: For Five Flawless Games Brian Boucher Was the Hottest of All Goalies
48. Geezer of the Gridiron: For More Than a Quarter of a Century, George Blanda Kicked Field 
Goals and Completed Passes
49. The Longest Yards: A 64-Year-Old Teaching Pro Hit the Longest Drive in Golf History
50. Amazingly Bad: The 1962 Mets Set a Record for Losses-and Ineptitude

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Sports records.
Sports -- History.