Now that Baltimore Orioles first baseman Chris Davis has come back to earth after a scorching start to a season, it is time to look back on one of the best beginnings to a year in the history of baseball.

Davis' home run streak puts him in elite company, and his 16 RBIs through four games is unheard of.

But how does Davis' hot start compare to other athletes across all sports? In this slideshow we examine some of the best beginnings to a season by all sorts of pros.

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