On this date in 1982, Pete Rose passed Hank Aaron to move into second place on the all-time hits list.

Baseball, like no other sport, is a game of statistic with literally hundreds of categories that we keep track of.

The following list will take a look at the 10 most impressive second bests in baseball history. Many of these players once held the most revered records in the sport, while some came just short of the top spot. So here are the 10 best.

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