Cal Ripken and former Japanese baseball player Sachio Kinugasa exchanged gifts before a game at Kauffman Stadium in 1996. Ripken set the world record for most consecutive games played, which had been held by Kinugasa, in Kansas City.
Cal Ripken and former Japanese baseball player Sachio Kinugasa exchanged gifts before a game at Kauffman Stadium in 1996. Ripken set the world record for most consecutive games played, which had been held by Kinugasa, in Kansas City. File photo
Cal Ripken and former Japanese baseball player Sachio Kinugasa exchanged gifts before a game at Kauffman Stadium in 1996. Ripken set the world record for most consecutive games played, which had been held by Kinugasa, in Kansas City. File photo