Tagged: Cal Ripken Jr.

Remembering Iron Man Made Me Feel Like an Old Man

Late last night, I said to my friend who turned 40 years old late last year: “Hey, do you want to hear something that will make you feel old?”

“Cal Ripken broke Lou Gerhig’s streak twenty years ago today.”

Ripken 2,131

Cal Ripken Jr. playing in his record-breaking 2,131 consecutive game (AP Photo/Denis Paquin)

And, if that wasn’t enough, he went yard in that game to give the Orioles the lead.