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    1998 Cal Ripken, Jr. Signed "The Streak Ends" Limited Edition (8 of 2,632) Commemorative Bat. Over three years after galloping past the Iron Horse, the most dependable employee in Major League history decided to take his first day off, ending his outrageous consecutive games streak at 2,632. To commemorate this Herculean feat, a run of commemorative bats was produced to match the game tally, but this is the most desirable of the bunch, its number matching the one now retired by the Orioles in Ripken's honor. The bat survives in virtually pristine condition with a captivating silver-on-black theme from the stamping to Ripken's 9+/10 signature. Bat measures thirty-five inches (35").

    Guide Value or Estimate: $600 - up.

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    19th Thursday
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    30 Days
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