Yearbook, Sept. 6: Ripken breaks record

September, 6, 2012
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Cal Ripken JrBrian Bahr/Getty Images
Sept. 6, 1995: On this day 17 years ago, Cal Ripken Jr. surpassed Lou Gehrig and took his seat atop the consecutive-games list. Ripken wouldn't miss an outing for another three seasons, setting the mark at 2,632.
Patrick Dorsey works for SportsNation. He has worked for the Web and newspapers, had a cup of craft service coffee in film school, and played in one Division III golf tournament (he shot 105).

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