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...
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.
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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...
It might be time for Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Jr. to look into added security for his mother. Last year, Violet Ripken was kidnapped and returned by unknown perpetrators. She was only missing for 24 hours, but obviously that…Read more →
Manager Davey Johnson is done in Washington and Nationals fans are starting to speculate who might take the reigns of their team. Ask team leader Jayson Werth who he'd pick to be the team's next skipper and the choice is simple. Cal Ripken Jr. “He would be my number one choice,” the outfielder recently told the Washington Post. "I would think my opinion matters...
WON'T RULE IT OUT
MLB's iron man recently stated not only is he intrigued by the possibility of one day being a big league manager, he has been asked to interview for a job in the past.
NO MORE MESSING AROUND
The Orioles legend is offering a large reward for the capture of the man who abducted his mother last year.
FOR THE KIDS
“You have to become a doer. Don’t talk about what you’re going to do—do it.”
IRON MAN 2
Orioles outfielder Adam Jones played in every game last season, so he says he is now going after Cal Ripken Jr.'s games record.
Violet Ripken, the 74-year-old mother of Cal Ripken Jr., was abducted at gunpoint Tuesday in Maryland. Thankfully, she was found unharmed Wednesday morning.