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Will Cal Ripken's 'Iron Man' record ever be broken?
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Legendary Baltimore Oriole Cal Ripken Jr. celebrated his 57th birthday this month. The Maryland-native earned the nickname “Iron Man” for his unbelievable 2,632-consecutive-game streak, a Major League record many believe will never fall. With players routinely taking off days, it’ll be impossible for any player to touch his streak. However, records were meant to be broken and there could be another iron-willed baseball player who might eventually surpass Ripken. What do you think? 

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A lot of things happened during Cal Ripken Jr.'s 2,632-game streak. Three presidents were inaugurated, four teams were added to MLB and a player strike happened during his unprecedented career. 

In order for someone to come close to Ripken's record, a player would have to play 17-plus years of baseball without taking a single game off. With even the best players in the league regularly taking days off to recharge, there is no way Ripken's record will be broken.

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No matter how high or low the number is, every record is meant to be broken. Many people believed Lou Greig's consecutive game streak would never be broken either. But here we are with Cal Ripken Jr. on top of the record books—achieving something that was supposedly impossible. 

Records give future players a target, and if another special player comes along looking to break the record, it could happen. We will see someone break Ripken's record someday.

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Will Cal Ripken's 'Iron Man' record ever be broken?
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#CantBeatCal
#NothingLastsForever