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CAL RIPKEN JR. RUMORS

Ex-MLB catcher talks about Cal Ripken Jr. physically abusing him

Former MLB catcher Gregg Zaun thinks young players need to be more respectful of the game, clubhouse atmosphere and their elders. Zaun thinks physical abuse and public humiliation like Cal Ripken and other veteran Orioles did to him as a rookie is the answer. Zaun shared some stories of getting beat up by Cal Ripken during a recent appearance on the Fan 590. From AndrewStoeten...
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TBS MLB talking heads do promo inspired by ‘Boom Goes the Dynamite’ (video)

Brian Collins may be one of the biggest sports-related celebrities of the Viral Video Age. The former Ball State University sports anchor became an Internet legend when footage of his incredibly awkward, highly amusing and comically inept debut broadcast surfaced. Collins apparently had no idea he would be filling in for the regular guy, who […] The post TBS MLB talking heads...
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September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Pedro Martinez, Cal Ripken Jr. Recreate ‘Boom Goes The Dynamite’ (Video)

Pedro Martinez was a wizard with a baseball in his hand, and he’s proving in retirement that he can make TV magic, too. Martinez is gearing up for another postseason of analyst work with TBS, and he’s been a popular man in recent weeks. The former Boston Red Sox ace made a cameo with “Breaking Bad” star Bryan Cranston in a TBS ad, and now he and the rest of the broadcast...
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September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Cal Ripken Jr. helped the Yankees honor Derek Jeter

Sunday was Derek Jeter Day at Yankee Stadium, and the Yankees gave him one heck of a sendoff. About 20 former teammates and coaches as well as some of the Captain’s friends and family showed up to say, “thank you,” and for fans to say “goodbye.” One of the several baseball Hall of Famers who came in for the ceremony was Orioles great, Cal Ripken Jr., who many view as the...
Via DC Sports-Kings
September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Today in History: Iron Man Cal Ripken Outplays the Iron Horse

Cal Ripken Jr. broke the unbeatable record of Lou Gehrig’s most consecutive games played (via newsfeed) On September 6, 1995, Iron Man caught the Iron Horse when Cal Ripken Jr. played in his 2,131 consecutive games, and became the first to surpass Lou Gehrig‘s record. The game didn’t start until Ripken took a lap around the field, despite his protest. He didn’t want to attract...
Via Grandstand University
September 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Today in Sports History – 5/30

Today in sports history….. 2 major things happened….. #1 – In 1982, Cal Ripken Jr. began his consecutive games played streak.  He ended with 2,632 on September 19 1998 – a record which will likely never be broken.  He surpassed Lou Gehrig’s record of 2130 on September 6, 1995 – one of the most memorable scenes [&hellip No visits yet The post Today in Sports History...
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May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Today In History: Cal Ripken Jr. Goes On The Disabled List

Cal Ripken Jr. and his historic streak finally came to an end (via mediaite) On April 19, 1999, Iron Man Cal Ripken Jr. was put on the disabled list for the first time in 19 seasons. The Baltimore Orioles suffered a 6-0 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays the previous day. Ripken missed his fourth game of the season because of back pain. The Orioles also lost their first baseman Will...
Via Grandstand University
April 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Cal Ripken Jr. Interivew

There are those athletes who talk the talk and then there are those athletes who use their actions to do all the talking. One of the best players to step on the diamond has to be Cal Ripken Jr. The Hall of Famer who played 21 season all with the Baltimore Orioles is a two time Gold Glove winner, a 19 time All-Star, and won the American League MVP award twice. Oh, there is the other...
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April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Jr. is only afraid of one picher

Cal Ripken Jr. has faced many pitchers in his career. He has faced some of the best to ever play the game. In an interview with TMZ sports, Ripken lets everyone in on a little secret. He tells everyone the one pitcher that he is afraid to go up against. Check it out: That’s right, Jennie Finch is the one pitcher that Cal Ripken Jr. was too afraid to get in the batter’s box against...
Via DC Sports-Kings
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss
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