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The Disaperance of the 300-Game Winner in Major League Baseball.

Published by on April 16, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

There's just something special about career milestones in professional sports; 10,000 rushing yards in football, 300 career touchdown passes, 25,000 points in basketball, and so on.

But the most prolific and famous milestone may belong to the sport of baseball, and more specifically pitching. It is the 300 game winner.

Only 23 pitchers have ever accomplished the feat in the 120 year history of the league. The list may be filled with the biggest names of any milestone list; Cy Young, Christy Mathewson, Walter Johnson, Warren Spahn, Steve Carlton, Nolan Ryan, and many more.

As if the sight of a 300 game winner isn't rare enough, it seems to be disappearing in today's game.

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