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CAL RIPKEN JR.
Born: August 24, 1960 in Havre de Grace, Maryland
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Full name Calvin Edwin, Jr. Ripken Born August 24, 1960, Havre de Grace, Maryland First Game: August 10, 1981; Final Game: October 6, 2001 Bat: Right Throw: Right Height: 6' 4" Weight: 200 Son of Cal Ripken Brother of Billy RipkenSelected to the Hall of Fame in 2007 Named Internet Baseball Awards' AL Most Valuable Player (1991) Named AL Most Valuable Player by Baseball Writers' Association of America (1983 and 1991) Named Major League Player of the Year by The Sporting News (1983 and 1991) Named AL Player of the Year by The Sporting News (1983 and 1991) Named AL Rookie of the Year by Baseball Writers' Association of America (1982) Named AL Rookie Player of the Year by The Sporting News (1982) Named All-Star Game Most Valuable Player (1991 and 2001) Named shortstop on The Sporting News AL All-Star Team (1983 to 1985, 1989, 1991 and 1993 to 1995) Won AL Gold Glove as shortstop (1991 to 1992) Named shortstop on The Sporting News AL Silver Slugger Team (1983 to 1986, 1989, 1991 and 1993 to 1994)CAL RIPKEN JR. This article was written by Jimmy Keenan and is presented in part, courtesy of the Society for American Baseball Research On a warm September evening in 1995 at Baltimore's Camden Yards, Oriole shortstop Cal Ripken Jr. helped restore America's faith in baseball. The contentious nature of the previous year's strike had left many of the sport's dedicated fans wondering what the future held for their beloved national pastime.Following the 1919 Black Sox scandal, the great Babe Ruth inspired disillusioned fans with his towering home runs and larger than life persona. Years later, Cal Ripken's unparalleled work ethic and outstanding play on the diamond gave alienated fans of another generation a reason to come back to the game.Calvin Edwin "Cal" Ripken was born on August 24, 1960, in Havre De Grace, Maryland and was raised in nearby Aberdeen. He was the second child and first son of Violet "Vi" and Calvin Edwin "Cal" Ripken Sr.
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2009-2010-Prime-9 (in person), 2006-Quite-Frankly-with-Stephen-A.-Smith (in person), 2001-2001:-A-Year-with-Cal-Ripken-Jr. (in person), 2001-The-Heart-of-'The-Natural' (in person), 2000-2000-MLB-All-Star-Game (in person), 1996-1996-MLB-All-Star-Game (in person), 1989-1989-MLB-All-Star-Game (in person), 2006-Quite-Frankly-with-Stephen-A.-Smith (Other), 2006-ESPN-Outside-the-Lines-Nightly (Other), 2008-2008-American-League-Championship-Series (in person), 2011-2011-National-League-Championship-Series (in person), 2005-The-Kennedy-Center-Honors:-A-Celebration-of-the-Performing-Arts (in person), 2013-Good-Morning-America (in person), 2006-ESPN-Outside-the-Lines-Sunday (Other), 2007-2007-National-League-Championship-Series (in person), 2010-2013-Mike-&-Mike (in person), 2011-Talk-Stoop-with-Cat-Greenleaf (in person), 2008-Who-Made-You (in person), 2005-The-Top-5-Reasons-You-Can't-Blame... (in person), 2003-Beyond-the-Glory (in person), 2000-ESPN-SportsCentury (in person), 1998-1998-MLB-All-Star-Game (in person), 1994-1994-MLB-All-Star-Game (in person), 1992-1992-MLB-All-Star-Game (in person), 1990-1990-MLB-All-Star-Game (in person), 2006-The-Turn-On (in person), 2006-ESPN-Outside-the-Lines:-First-Report (in person), 2005-NewsNight-with-Aaron-Brown (in person), 2000-Sports-Geniuses (in person), 1990-2000-Sunday-Night-Baseball (in person), 1997-1997-American-League-Championship-Series (in person), 1993-1993-MLB-All-Star-Game (in person), 1988-1988-MLB-All-Star-Game (in person), 1986-1986-MLB-All-Star-Game (in person), 1984-1984-MLB-All-Star-Game (in person), 1983-1983-American-League-Championship-Series (in person), 2013-Rachael-Ray (in person), 2005-2013-Fox-and-Friends (in person), 2009-2009-National-League-Championship-Series (in person), 1992-Baseball-1992:-A-Video-Chronicle (in person), 2009-The-Great-8s (Performer), 1996-The-Fan (Other), 2009-A-Shortstop-in-China (in person), 2008-2008-MLB-All-Star-Game (in person), 2007-Rome-Is-Burning (in person), 2007-Late-Show-with-David-Letterman (in person), 2006-7th-Inning-Stretch (in person), 2005-2006-The-Tony-Danza-Show (in person), 2005-Costas-Now (in person), 2004-Jimmy-Kimmel-Live! (in person), 2002-The-Tim-McCarver-Show (in person), 2001-2001-MLB-All-Star-Game (in person), 1999-1999-MLB-All-Star-Game (in person), 1997-1997-MLB-All-Star-Game (in person), 1996-1996-American-League-Championship-Series (in person), 1995-The-Tonight-Show-with-Jay-Leno (in person), 1995-1995-MLB-All-Star-Game (in person), 1991-1991-MLB-All-Star-Game (in person), 1987-1987-MLB-All-Star-Game (in person), 1985-1985-MLB-All-Star-Game (in person), 1983-1983-World-Series (in person), 2009-Ted-Williams (Other), 2006-DHL-Presents-Major-League-Baseball-Hometown-Heroes (Other)

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