Cal's Countdown 4

September 03, 1995

By the number: Ripken is one of four shortstops in major-league history to have hit 30 or more homers in a season, joining Ernie Banks, Vern Stephens and Rico Petrocelli.

2,127: Consecutive games Ripken has played

2,130: Lou Gehrig's record.

Sept. 6: Projected date to break record.

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