On Sept. 6, 1995, Cal Ripken broke Lou Gehrig's 56-year-old consecutive-game streak in one of the most magical and touching nights in the history of the sport. This season, fans voted "The Streak" the most memorable moment in Major League Baseball history.
The Top 10 Most Memorable Moments (as voted by fans):
1995 - Cal Ripken breaks Lou Gehrig's streak with his 2,131st consecutive game.
1974 - Hank Aaron breaks Babe Ruth's all-time home run record.
1947 - Jackie Robinson becomes the first African-American Major Leaguer.
1998 - Mark McGwire & Sammy Sosa surpass Roger Maris' single-season home run record.
1939 - Lou Gehrig retires with his "luckiest man" farewell speech.
1985 - Pete Rose passes Ty Cobb as the all-time hits leader.
1941 - Ted Williams is the last man to post a .400 average.
1941 - Joe DiMaggio hits in 56 straight games.
1988 - Kirk Gibson's pinch-hit homer sends LA on its way to a World Series upset.
1991 - Nolan Ryan pitches his seventh career no-hitter.
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MasterCard and Major League Baseball would like to congratulate Cal and thank everyone who voted.
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