The Ripken countdown

July 29, 1999

Orioles third baseman Cal Ripken has a chance to reach career milestones of 3,000 hits and 400 home runs this season.

Career hits: 2,963

Last night: 3-for-5, no home runs

Career home runs: 399

Season: 85 hits (needs 37), 15 home runs (needs one)

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