Cal Ripken Jr.


Born
in Havre de Grace, Maryland
August 24, 1960

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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 2007 he was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame.

Since his retirement, Ripken has worked as President and CEO of Ripken Baseball, Inc. to nurture the love of baseball in young children from a grassroots level.

Average rating: 3.92 · 2,110 ratings · 281 reviews · 24 distinct worksSimilar authors
Hothead

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The Only Way I Know

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Get in the Game: 8 Elements...

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Super-Sized Slugger

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Wild Pitch

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Coaching Youth Baseball the...

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Play Baseball the Ripken Wa...

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Squeeze Play

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The Longest Season

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Parenting Young Athletes th...

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