1995: Cal breaks the record

SportsBaseballLou GehrigCal Ripken, Jr.
Cal Ripken, Jr. played in a string of 2,632 consecutive games, a major league baseball record that is known as "The Streak." On Sept. 6, 1995, he played in his 2,131st straight game, breaking Lou Gehrig's record and becoming baseball's Iron Man. Karl Merton Ferron, Baltimore Sun
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