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Thursday, September 6, 2012
Yearbook, Sept. 6: Ripken breaks record

By Patrick Dorsey

Cal Ripken Jr
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.