Calvin Edwin Ripken Jr. (born August 24, 1960), nicknamed "The Iron Man",  is an American former baseball shortstop and third baseman who played 21 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Baltimore Orioles (1981–2001).
Cal Ripken Jr. Positions: Shortstop and Third Baseman Bats: Right • Throws: Right 6-4 , 200lb (193cm, 90kg) Born: August 24, 1960 in Havre de Grace, MD More bio, uniform, draft, salary info Hall of Fame 2x MVP Rookie of the Year 19x All-Star HR Derby Champ 1983 World Series 2x Gold Glove 8x Silver Slugger 2x AS MVP 2x ML PoY 8 8
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Cal Ripken, Jr., in full Calvin Edwin Ripken, Jr., byname Iron Man, (born Aug. 24, 1960, Havre De Grace, Maryland, U.S.), American professional baseball player, one of the most durable in professional sports history.
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Games 1960 1960 Birth year About Cal Ripken Jr. “Cal is a bridge, maybe the last bridge, back to the way the game was played. Hitting home runs and all that other good stuff is not enough. It’s how you handle yourself in all the good times and bad times that matters. That’s what Cal showed us. Being a star is not enough.
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Cal Ripken Jr. Stats, Fantasy & News. Married to the former Kelly Geer (11/13/87)...Kelly, from Cockeysville, MD, is a graduate of Dulaney High School and the University of Maryland...Two children: Rachel Marie (11/22/89) and Ryan Calvin (7/26/93), born on an Orioles off day.
Sep 4, 2020 · Twenty-five years ago, Cal Ripken Jr. made history simply by doing his job. Ripken, the Baltimore Orioles shortstop, played in his 2,131st game in a row, breaking Lou Gehrig’s hallowed record.
Aug 24, 2019 · Calvin Edwin Ripken Jr. is an American retired baseball shortstop and third baseman, who was affiliated with the Baltimore Orioles of the Major League Baseball (MLB) for 21 seasons. During his career, he accumulated 3,184 hits, 431 home runs, and 1,695 runs batted in, becoming one of his position's most offensively productive players.
Calvin Edwin Ripken, Jr. was a Major League Baseball player who spent his entire 21-year career playing shortstop (2,302 games) and third base (675 games) for the Baltimore Orioles (1981–2001).
Sep 6, 2020 · Cal Ripken looks back on 25th anniversary of breaking Lou Gehrig's record. Steve Gardner. USA TODAY. 0:00. 1:22. He was a 19-time All-Star. He redefined his position. He played his entire career ...
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Vice Chairman One of the true legends of baseball, Cal Ripken, Jr. began his professional baseball career in 1978, made it to the majors in 1981, and quickly set a new standard for shortstops. Big, strong, and durable, he displayed power at the plate, grace in the field, and unrivaled perseverance.
Cal Ripken Jr. secured his place in history by surpassing Lou Gehrig's record for the most consecutive games played