The numbers behind 2,632

September 27, 1998

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13 -- Orioles who wore No. 8 before Ripken.

15 -- Years Ripken played in all of his club's games, a major-league record.

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16 -- Consecutive All-Star Game appearances by Ripken.

27 -- Games Ripken played at third base at the start of the streak before moving to shortstop.

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32 -- Orioles coaches during the streak.

33 -- Orioles second basemen while Ripken was at shortstop. The Orioles also used 33 third basemen during that time.

95 -- Consecutive errorless games at shortstop, a major-league record, from April 14 to July 27, 1990.

289 -- Players other than Ripken used by the Orioles during the streak.

345 -- Home runs as a shortstop, a major-league record. Ernie Banks is second with 277.

501 -- Consecutive games played by Ripken after breaking Lou Gehrig's record of 2,130.

2,169 -- Gap between Ripken's record and the second-longest consecutive-games streak in Orioles history, 463 by Brooks Robinson.

N 2,216 -- Consecutive starts at shortstop during the streak.

8,243 -- Consecutive innings played by Ripken, from June 5, 1982 to Sept. 14, 1987.

76,797,736 -- Total attendance -- home and away -- during the streak.

Ripken's statistics during the streak

Games -- 2,632

Avg. -- .277

At-bats -- 10,221

Runs -- 1,403

Hits -- 2,832

2B -- 534

3B -- 43

RBI -- 1,494

HR -- 381

TB -- 4,595

BB -- 1,061

SO -- 1,144

HBP -- 57

SB -- 36

Where Ripken stands among the all-time leaders:

Consecutive games

1. Ripken 2,632

2. Lou Gehrig 2,130

3. Everett Scott 1,307

4. Steve Garvey 1,207

5. Billy Williams 1,117

Games

1. Pete Rose 3,562

17. Honus Wagner 2,785

18. Tony Perez 2,777

19. Mel Ott 2,730

20. George Brett 2,707

21. Ripken 2,700

Hits

1. Pete Rose 4,256

28. Al Simmons 2,927

29. Zack Wheat 2,884

30. Frankie Frisch 2,880

31. Mel Ott 2,876

(tie) Ripken 2,876 )

Doubles

1. Tris Speaker 793

12. Robin Yount 583

13. Charlie Gehringer 574

14. Wade Boggs 564

15. Eddie Murray 560

16. Ripken 544

Home runs

1. Hank Aaron 755

31. Joe Carter 394

32. Graig Nettles 390

33. Johnny Bench 389

34. Dwight Evans 385

35. Ripken 384

Total bases

1. Hank Aaron 6,856

21. Robin Yount 4,730

22. Rogers Horsby 4,712

23. Ernie Banks 4,706

24. Al Simmons 4,685

25. Ripken 4,660

Extra-base hits

1. Hank Aaron 1,477

20. Rogers Hornsby 1,011

21. Ernie Banks 1,009

22. Honus Wagner 1,004

23. Al Simmons 995

24. Ripken 972

(tie) Al Kaline 972

RBIs

1. Hank Aaron 2,297

26. Willie McCovey 1,555

27. Harry Heilmann 1,551

28. Willie Stargell 1,540

29. Joe DiMaggio 1,537

30. Ripken 1,514

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Streak breakdown

1982

Month .. .. ..G.. .. . HR .. ...RBI .. ..Avg.

May .. .. .. .2 .. .. ..0 .. .. ..1 .. .. .500

June .. .. . 28 .. .. . 5 .. ... 19 .. .. .272

July .. .. . 29 .. .. . 5 .. ... 18 .. .. .243

Aug. .. .. . 30 .. .. . 7 .. ... 21 .. .. .291

Sept. .. ... 29 ... ... 8 .. ... 21 .. .. .260

Totals .. . 118 .. ... 25 .. ... 80 .. .. .271

1983

April .. ... 25 .. .. . 2 .. ... 10 .. .. .305

May .. .. .. 25 .. .. . 5 .. ... 17 .. .. .259

June .. .. . 27 .. .. . 6 .. ... 19 .. .. .313

July .. .... 29 .. .. . 3 .. ... 19 .. .. .321

Aug. .. .. . 29 .. .. . 5 .. ... 15 .. .. .328

Sept. .. ... 27 .. .. . 6 .. ... 22 .. .. .332

Totals .. . 162 .. ... 27 .. .. 102 .. .. .318

1984

April .. ... 25 .. .. . 2 .. .. . 7 .. .. .282

May .. .. .. 25 .. .. . 4 .. ... 15 .. .. .301

June .. .. . 28 .. .. . 8 .. ... 21 .. .. .353

July .. .. . 28 .. .. . 5 .. ... 15 .. .. .293

Aug. .. .. . 29 .. .. . 4 .. ... 17 .. .. .305

Sept. .. ... 27 .. .. . 4 .. ... 11 .. .. .269

Totals .. . 162 .. ... 27 .. ... 86 .. .. .304

1985

April .. ... 24 .. .. . 1 .. .. . 7 .. ... .221

May .. .. .. 25 .. .. . 5 .. ... 17 .. ... .313

June .. .. . 28 .. .. . 5 .. ... 23 .. ... .281

July .. .. . 28 .. .. . 5 .. ... 25 .. ... .307

Aug. .. .. . 29 .. .. . 5 .. ... 21 .. ... .291

Sept. .. ... 27 .. .. . 5 .. ... 17 .. ... .285

Totals .. . 161 .. ... 26 .. .. 110 .. ... .282

1986

April .. ... 24 .. .. . 3 .. ... 12 .. ... .280

May .. .. .. 26 .. .. . 5 .. ... 10 .. ... .278

June .. .. . 28 .. .. . 2 .. ... 13 .. ... .235

July .. .. . 28 .. .. . 5 .. ... 15 .. ... .303

Aug. .. .. . 29 .. .. . 6 .. ... 20 .. ... .321

Sept. .. ... 27 .. .. . 4 .. ... 11 .. ... .290

Totals .. . 162 .. ... 25 .. ... 81 .. .. .282

1987

April .. ... 24 .. .. . 3 .. ... 11 .. ... .230

May .. .. .. 25 .. .. . 3 .. ... 14 .. ... .232

June .. .. . 28 .. .. . 6 .. ... 21 .. ... .293

July .. .. . 28 .. .. . 5 .. ... 15 .. ... .267

Aug. .. .. . 29 .. .. . 6 .. ... 23 .. ... .230

Sept. .. ... 28 .. .. . 4 .. ... 14 .. ... .260

Totals .. . 162 .. ... 27 .. ... 98 .. ... .252

1988

April .. ... 24 .. .. . 3 .. .. . 8 .. ... .309

May .. .. .. 25 .. .. . 3 .. ... 11 .. ... .232

June .. .. . 28 .. .. . 6 .. ... 21 .. ... .293

July .. .. . 28 .. .. . 3 .. ... 15 .. ... .267

Aug. .. .. . 29 .. .. . 4 .. ... 17 .. ... .248

Sept. .. ... 27 .. .. . 4 .. .. . 9 .. ... .260

Totals .. . 161 .. ... 23 .. ... 81 .. ... .264

1989

April .. ... 24 .. .... 2 .. ... 14 .. ... .284

May .. .. .. 24 .. .. . 1 .. ... 12 .. ... .296

June .. .. . 28 .. .. . 5 .. ... 17 .. ... .270

July .. .. . 27 .. .. . 5 .. ... 17 .. ... .246

Aug. .. .. . 31 .. .. . 5 .. ... 18 .. ... .252

Sept. .. ... 28 .. .. . 3 .. ... 15 .. ... .200

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