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Cal Ripken Jr. - Chronology

games record consecutive professional

1960 Born August 24 in Havre de Grace, Maryland
1978 Second-round draft choice, Baltimore Orioles
1982 Makes Major League debut
1990 Sets record for 95 consecutive non-error games
1994 Joins professional players' strike
1995 Plays in 2,131st consecutive game, a national record
1996 Extends playing streak to 2,216 games, a world record
1998 Sits out first game in 2,632 games
1999 Signs a contract extension through 1999 season
2001 Retires from professional play
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