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Hall of Fame:Ripkin’s entry based upon he played more consecutive games, rather than what he did in those games
Posted: 16 January 2007 01:14 AM   [ Ignore ]
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However, there is one area where Ripkin is clearly among the greatest of all time. That area is urban legends. One of the greatest urban legends of all time is that Ripkin had the Orioles preserve his streak by calling a game off after Ripkin found actor Kevin Costner in bed with his wife…
http://nihlist.blogspot.com/2007/01/90-of-success-is-just-showing-up.html

Posted: 16 January 2007 09:55 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]

Apparently false: http://www.snopes.com/movies/actors/costner.htm