Shortstop and Third Baseman
6-4, 200lb (193cm, 90kg)
August 24, 1960
in Havre de Grace, MD
Draft: Drafted by the Baltimore Orioles in the 2nd round of the 1978 MLB June Amateur Draft from Aberdeen HS (Aberdeen, MD).
High School: Aberdeen HS (Aberdeen, MD)
August 10, 1981
12,071st in MLB history)
vs. KCR 0 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
October 6, 2001
vs. BOS 3 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Hall of Fame: Inducted as Player in 2007.
(Voted by BBWAA on 537/545 ballots)
View Cal Ripken's Page at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).
Exceeded rookie limits during 1982 season
Agents: Ron Shapiro
Full Name: Calvin Edwin Ripken Jr.
Iron Man or Rip
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from the SABR BioProject
Relatives: Brother of Billy Ripken; Son of Cal Ripken