Facts: A's Zack Gelof has already done something Mark McGwire never accomplished

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Tired: The Oakland A's lose games more often than not. Wired: Oakland A's rookie Zack Gelof keeps breaking records nearly on a daily basis.

Gelof, according to MLB Network, made it to the golden books of the A's franchise on Thursday when he hit his 10th home run of the season and since he was called up to the majors.

Gelof outpaced fellow A's players and baseball legends Jose Canseco, Matt Olson, Wayne Gross, and Mark McGwire on his way to reaching double-digit homers in the MLB.

The rookie has reached that figure in just 35 games compared to the next-best mark in A's franchise history, McGwire's 41 games between the 1986 and 1987 seasons.

In his second year as a pro doing it in the majors, McGwire already hit a juicy league-leading 49 homers and became an All-Star while also finishing sixth in the MVP voting and getting named Rookie of the Year.

Gelof's career is off to a great start, and he's poised to become one of the faces of the Las Vegas A's franchise once the relocation of the franchise to Nevada is completed ahead of the 2028 season, when the rookie will be entering his fifth full-time season as a major leaguer after honing his skills in Oakland (and elsewhere, most probably) for a few years.

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