On August 17, 1989 — 1989 – Orioles SS Cal Ripken plays in his 1,208th consecutive game to move past Steve Garvey into 3rd place on the all-time list. He goes 3 for 5 with a home run to help Baltimore to an 11 – 6 win over Toronto.

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