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Ripken’s ‘Unbreakable’ Streak Honored With TOPPS Card Set

When Lou Gehrig halted his consecutive game streak at 2130 in May 1939, it was, as his Yankee Stadium monument reads, a record that “…should stand for all time.” The carvers didn’t know that less than 200 miles to the southwest, in Aberdeen, Md., a three year old Cal Ripken lived who would one day sire ...

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Great Dunbar HS Teams Chronicled In New Book

Good things come in small packages. That’s how’s the saying goes, but when it comes to basketball, it usually doesn’t apply. Enter Muggsy Bogues, the “missing link” that completed the Baltimore Dunbar High School basketball squad that 35 years ago began a two-year undefeated reign as the consensus national champions. ...

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