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Three Greatest Accomplishments In Sports History

By: Pat Caputo

And Michael Phelps' record number of Olympic medals is not among the them...
1. Wayne Gretzky scoring 212 points in an NHL season - Game after game, the best hockey players in the world targeted stopping Gretzky. They simply couldn't.
2. Jerry Rice's NFL career receving records - He caught 1,549 passes for 22,895 yards and 197 touchdowns. With all the great receivers that have played in the NFL, nobody is even a close second to Rice in any of these categories.
3. Nolan Ryan's seven no hitters - Come on. That's not merely great. That is utterly amazing.

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