Question by  jamesagee (28)

Did Cal Ripken really play 2131 consecutive games?

Did he have to just play a minute in some of them?


Answer by  Christian9247 (5042)

As long as he was in the batting rotation, it counts as a game. If a player gets a chance to move up and take a swing with the bat and sit on the bench for the rest of the game, then they played


Answer by  SallyJ64 (3121)

He had to be in the batting rotation for it to be considered a game. The first game he was "out", he sat on the bench, but was still there.

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