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Cal Ripken

Calvin Edwin Ripken Jr. (Iron Man)

Positions: Shortstop and Third Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 4", Weight: 200 lb.

Born: August 24, 1960 in Havre de Grace, MD
High School: Aberdeen HS (Aberdeen, MD)
Drafted
by the Baltimore Orioles in the 2nd round of the 1978 amateur draft.
Signed June 13, 1978. (All Transactions)
Debut: August 10, 1981 (Age 20.351)   vs. KCR 0 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1982 season [*]
Team: Orioles 1981-2001
Agents: Ron Shapiro [*]
Final Game: October 6, 2001 (Age 41.043)   vs. BOS 3 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Inducted into the Hall of Fame by BBWAA as Player in 2007 (537/545 ballots).
   View Cal Ripken Page at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).

Relatives: Brother of Billy Ripken and Son of Cal Ripken
View Player Bio from the SABR BioProject
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