Milestones Jan. 22, 2007

ELECTED. Cal Ripken Jr., 46, "Iron Man" of the Baltimore Orioles who played in a record 2,632 consecutive games; and Tony Gwynn, 46, a 15-time All- Star with the San Diego Padres; to baseball's Hall of Fame; by the Baseball Writers' Association of America. Voters overwhelmingly rejected nominee Mark McGwire, who slugged 583 career homers and was the first man to hit 70 in a single season, but has refused to address persistent allegations of steroid use.

RESIGNED. Stanislaw Wielgus, 67, recently appointed Archbishop of Warsaw; in the wake of disclosures that he collaborated with the Sluzba Bezpieczenstwa, Poland's communist-era secret...

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