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All records considered statistically valid, but some of them, were unratified for various reasons.
   - Record was ratified           *   - Record was repeated
 
  4.37.2 B.B. Smith USA Chicago 1898
  4.30.4 Nelson Kelluff USA Ann Arbor Mar 28, 1903
  4.28.0 W.E. Shutt USA Ann Arbor 1904
  4.25.2 Melvin Sheppard USA New York Jan 26, 1906
  4.24.0* James Lightbody USA 1907
  4.24.0 Frank Nebrich USA New York 1907
  4.23.0 Tad White USA New York 1908
  4.19.8 Herbert Trube USA New York Feb 13, 1909
  4.19.8* Oscar Hedlund USA Feb 22, 1912
  4.18.8 Oscar Hedlund USA New York Feb 12, 1913
  4.18.2 Abel Kiviat USA New York Feb 15, 1913
  4.16.0 John Overton USA Philadelphia Mar 10, 1917
  4.14.6 Joseph Ray USA Chicago Apr 12, 1919
  4.13.6 Paavo Nurmi FIN New York Jan 06, 1925
  4.13.4 Lloyd Hahn USA New York Feb 14, 1925
  4.12.0 Paavo Nurmi FIN Buffalo Mar 07, 1925
  4.12.0* Joseph Ray USA New York Mar 17, 1925
  4.11.2 Gene Venzke USA New York Feb 06, 1932
  4.10.0 Gene Venzke USA New York Feb 17, 1932
  4.09.8 Glenn Cunningham USA Chicago Mar 25, 1933
  4.08.4 Glenn Cunningham USA New York Mar 17, 1934
  [4.04.4] Glenn Cunningham USA Hanover, NH Mar 03, 1938
  4.07.4 Glenn Cunningham USA New York Mar 12, 1938
  4.07.4* Charles Fenske USA New York Feb 03, 1940
  4.07.4* Leslie MacMitchell USA New York Feb 15, 1941
  4.07.4* Walter Mehl USA New York Feb 15, 1941
  4.07.3 Gilbert Dodds USA New York Mar 11, 1944
  4.06.4 Gilbert Dodds USA Chicago Mar 18, 1944
  4.05.3 Gilbert Dodds USA New York Jan 31, 1948
  4.04.9 Wesley Santee USA East Lansing Feb 15, 1954
  4.03.8 Wesley Santee USA Boston Jan 29, 1955
  4.03.6 Gunnar Nielsen DEN New York Feb 05, 1955
  4.03.4 Ronald Delany IRL Chicago Mar 14, 1958
  4.02.5 Ronald Delany IRL New York Feb 21, 1959
  4.01.4 Ronald Delany IRL New York Mar 07, 1959
  3.58.9 Jim Beatty USA Los Angeles Feb 10, 1962
  3.58.6 Jim Beatty USA New York Feb 15, 1963
  3.56.6 Tom O'Hara USA New York Feb 13, 1964
  3.56.4 Tom O'Hara USA Chicago Mar 06, 1964
  3.56.4 Jim Ryun USA San Diego Feb 19, 1971
  3.55.0 Tony Waldrop USA San Diego Feb 17, 1974
  3.54.93 Richard Buerkle USA College Park Jan 13, 1978
  3.52.6 Eamon Coghlan IRL San Diego Feb 16, 1979
  3.50.6 Eamon Coghlan IRL San Diego Feb 20, 1981
3.49.78 Eamon Coghlan IRL East Rutherford Feb 27, 1983
3.48.45 Hicham El Guerrouj MAR Gand Feb 12, 1997