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  • This Day In Sports History (September 6th) – Cal Ripken Jr.

    This Day In Sports History (September 6th) – Cal Ripken Jr.

     It was on this day in 1995 that Cal Ripken Jr. played in his 2,131st consecutive game, setting a new Major League record.  Ripken eclipsed the mark that was previously held by Lou Gehrig. After the Angels’ half of the fifth inning, the game was considered official and Cal had broken the record.  He did […]