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5. Ripken's final game, Oct. 6, 2001

This was supposed to be at Yankee Stadium, but because of the tragedy of Sept. 11, the schedule was pushed back and the Orioles ended up hosting the season finale against the Boston Red Sox. The game itself was anticlimactic; Ripken was hitless in three at-bats in the 5-1 loss and was on-deck... Baltimore Sun photo by Kenneth K. Lam
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