CAL RIPKEN TIES BASEBALL PLAYING RECORD

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The Baltimore veteran, Cal Ripken, tied Lou Gehrig's record of playing 2,130 consecutive games on Tuesday night, reaching a mark that most US Major League fans once considered beyond approach.

AMERICAN LEAGUE: Boston 7 Oakland 4 (14 innings), Seattle 6 New York Yankees 5; Baltimore 8 California 0; Kansas City 9 Toronto 8 (10 innings); Cleveland 7 Milwaukee 3; Detroit 6 Minnesota 4; Chicago White Sox 2 Texas 1 (11 innings).

NATIONAL LEAGUE: Atlanta 1 St Louis 0; Houston 10 Cincinnati 1; Los Angeles 2 Philadelphia 1; New York Mets 4 San Diego 0; San Francisco 9 Montreal 6.

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