Cal's Countdown 43

July 25, 1995

By the number: During 43 games from Aug. 14 to Sept. 25, 1983, a period during which the Orioles went 33-10 to put away the AL East flag, Ripken hit .388 with 13 doubles, eight homers, 27 RBIs and 39 runs.

2,088: Consecutive games Ripken has played

2,130: Lou Gehrig's record

Sept. 6: Projected date to break record

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