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Unbreakable because...

Palmer had to lead the American League in innings pitched four times to reach this mark, during an era when starting pitcher workloads were heavier than they are today.

Unbreakable because...

Belanger somehow accumulated more defensive value in his 30's than his 20's, which runs contrary to the typical career arc. He was just consistently brilliant in the field (and remains underrated today). Brooks Robinson's second-best mark (38.8 dWAR) should be safe as well.

Unbreakable because...

Only three other season-opening slumps (by any franchise) have been even half that length, including none over the past 15 years.

Unbreakable because...

Playing through injury (or even significant pain) isn't glorified as much as it used to be. Teams are now reluctant to let anybody take the field for an extended stretch of consecutive games, particularly once they approach the later stages of their careers,

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