Cal's Countdown 38

July 30, 1995

BY THE NUMBER: In 1992, Ripken was the 38th recipient of the annual Lou Gehrig Memorial Award given by the Phi Delta Theta national collegiate fraternity to the major-leaguer who best fits the image and character of the Hall of Fame first baseman.

2,093: Consecutive games Ripken has played.

2,130: Lou Gehrig's record.

Sept 6: projected date to break record.

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