Nine-inning no-hitters are only a touch rarer than hitting for the cycle, another trivial and typically random accomplishment.But the following 17 single-game feats, though also dictated more by fickle fortune than enduring excellence, are far rarer — and thus arguably more impressive — than both no-hitters and cycles.I just threw it on last minute.” When you date other moms, you wear tees and yoga pants and say, “Oh this old thing? This is a tricky base because your kids are now on home court and your new friend is going to see your daughter body slam her toddler to the ground and take back the toy that he just picked up. By third base, I’m full frontal hugging, so prepare for that. You can actually meet at a restaurant, movie theater, coffee shop, or bookstore and talk.
The list generally refers only to the following achievements occurring in nine-inning games, and excludes things that have never yet happened in a Major League game, lest it go on forever.Turner doesn’t have to hit the ball hard, or even place it well, to get on base.That’s how he manages to compensate for a lack of top-end power.Exceptions do exist; articulate third basemen have been spotted—although rarely, like seeing the aurora borealis from Florida.But for the most part, certain positions attract certain types of people.