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The Ripken Way: A Manual For Baseball And Life

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"IT WOULDN"T BE MUCH OF A STRETCH TO SAY BASEBALL IS MY LIFE,"
observes Cal Ripken, Sr. With almost four decades in professional baseball -- as a player, manager, coach, and scout -- Cal Ripken, Sr., has motivated players in all leagues to reach their best, and has mentored two major leaguers of his own, Cal Ripken, Jr., and Bill Ripken. Now culling wisdom from his unpubli
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Published by Atria Books (first published December 3rd 2010)
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Jordan Stewart
Dec 16, 2008 Jordan Stewart rated it liked it
This is a good book that talks about life and baseball and how they are related. The book is about Cal Ripken Sr. and his life with playing and coaching at the professional level of baseball. In the book he says that he had 3 kids. 2 boys and 1 girl. Both of his sons went on to play professional baseball for their father with the Baltimore Orioles. Cal Ripken Jr. played shortstop for Baltimore his entire career becoming one of the best known players ever. He is mostly known for beating Joe ...more
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Feb 21, 2008 Branden rated it liked it
Not a real "page-turner" but it is informative nonetheless. I'll have to re-read it when I get ready to coach my kids' baseball teams.
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Cal Ripken, Jr. was a shortstop and third baseman for the Baltimore Orioles for his entire career (1981-2001). Nicknamed “The Iron Man” for his relentless work ethic and reliability on the field, Ripken is most remembered for playing a record 2,632 straight games over 17 seasons. He was a 19-time All Star and is considered to be one of the best shortstops professional baseball has ever seen. In ...more
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