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Unheard of: Baltimore Brigade WR Joe Hills on cusp of 100th straight game with a touchdown catch

Unheard of: Baltimore Brigade WR Joe Hills on cusp of 100th straight game with a touchdown catch

Joe Hills’ run of 99 consecutive games with a touchdown catch is already an Arena Football League record that might never be matched again.

But the Baltimore Brigade wide receiver balks at the idea of comparing his achievement to “The Streak” compiled by former Orioles shortstop Cal Ripken Jr., who shattered Lou Gehrig’s legendary record of 2,130 consecutive games played with 2,632 straight games of his own.

“I don’t like to compare them,” Hills said. “I literally like to live in the moment. Right now, the streak is what it is. It means the world to me, and the day that I don’t score a touchdown, I think that’s when it will all hit me. But Cal Ripken’s streak is a monumental...

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