Some records are dubbed "unbeatable." But wait a generation or two and won't another Michael Jordan, another Wayne Gretzky, another Joe Montana come along? Won't there always be a longer streak, a hotter hand, and a higher-scoring game out there on the horizon?
The answer is no. Some records are so off the charts, so insanely out of reach that even with the planets aligned and Lady Luck sashaying through the stadium, the figures still perch confidently in superlative positions.
Click on to see 14 jaw-dropping sports records that may remain for the ages.