Ripken’s 1000th consecutive game put him in rare company
Kristen Gowdy was a public relations intern in the Frank and Peggy Steele Internship Program at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum
Cal Ripken breaks Lou Gehrig’s record
On Sept. 6, 1995, the Iron Man eclipsed the 2,130-consecutive games record set by Lou Gehrig.
The Cubs’ Billy Williams ends his NL record of 1,117 consecutive games played
On Sept. 3, 1970, Billy Williams ended his National League record-breaking streak.
Future Hall of Famer Roberto Alomar signs free agent contract with Baltimore Orioles
On Dec. 21, 1995, Roberto Alomar signed a three-year free agent contract with the Baltimore Orioles.
Lou Gehrig appears in his 2,000th consecutive game for the Yankees
The Iron Horse reaches the 2000-mark on his way to 2,130 consecutive games.