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Is 300 Wins Truly an Impossible Feat?

Published by on May 27, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

Why is it that 300 wins for a pitcher is a seemly impossible feat to achieve? Could it be that the style of pitching has changed? Is that pitchers just are not pitching as long as they used to?

I don't know.

Pitchers starting in little league are taught it is easier to fool the hitter than it is to blow it by them. Not only that, pitchers are taught it is okay if they only go 5-for-6.

Come to think of it, pitching style has indeed changed.

But it's not just pitching style that has changed. The physical and mental toll has also increased, which we thank and attribute to the explosion of offense in the 1990's. Not to mention the four-man rotation has given way to the five-man rotation, so pitche...

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