Date: 9/20/1998
Set By: Cal Ripken Jr.

When people think of Ripken's record, they immediately think: "Wow, I can't believe he stayed healthy." And it's true, that is pretty amazing. But we say this: We can't believe he was good enough to hold down a starting job for almost 17 years. Not only that, but he was a 19-time All-Star. What are the odds of someone being that good for that long ever again? Teams are so concerned about resting players that few ever get beyond 100 games in a row. The longest current active streak? Prince Fielder with 285. That means he only needs to play a shade under 14.5 more full seasons to catch the "Iron Man." He'd be 43 years old. #nothappening