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Unbreakable because...

It's been more than a quarter-century since any Yankees player was even caught half that many times in a season (Roberto Kelly, 17 CS in 1990). MLB teams—and the Yankees, in particular—have emphasized efficient baserunning much more than they did during Cook's era.

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There were only 16 MLB teams during Ruth's prime (compared to 30 today) and a greater talent discrepancy between stars and benchwarmers than we'll ever see again.

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It's not only a Yankees record, but an American League best for any season since RBI became an official stat. The top dozen single-season totals in MLB history all occurred before the league was integrated.

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Baseball strategy has changed in that players on such a sustained hot streak are more likely to be issued walks in key situations (sometimes intentionally). As a result, these batters receive fewer opportunities to record hits.

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Compiling saves like Mo did would require inhuman consistency and durable, plus a dominant supporting cast  and the unwavering loyalty of one's manager. It's a combination I don't expect to see again.

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