Biography - A Short Wiki
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Ripken was also notable. He never settled on a signature battling stance during his career. He was sometimes referred to as the man of 1,000 stances. He was nicknamed The Iron Man. He has won two Gold Glove Awards for his defense. He is known and considered one of the best shortstops and third basemen in baseball. Ripken also pioneered the way for the success of larger, taller shortstops.
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Ripken decided to go straight from High School to his professional level. Ripken looked for advice from coaches, mostly from Reggie Jackson. He was drafted by the Orioles in the second round of the 1978 MLB draft. In 1981 he won the AL Rookie of the Year Award.
Family and Personal Life
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He married the former Kelly Geer on Friday, November 13th, 1987, at the Towson United Methodist Church. The couple has two children Rachel and Ryan. On April 28th, 2016, they had a divorce after a one-year separation. Ripken married Laura S. Kiessling in 2018. Ryan, his son, is also a baseball player. His mother, Violet Ripken, was kidnapped. She was safely returned. He has written almost thirty books. Ripken wrote several books following his retirements he released the book Parenting Young Athletes in 2005.
|Wife's/Spouse's Name||Kelly Geer|
|Children/Kids||Rachel and Ryan|
Net Worth, Nationality and Other Facts
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|Full/Real Name||Calvin Edwin Ripken Jr|
|Age (as of today)||63 years|
|Date of Birth||August 24, 1960|
|Place of Birth||Maryland|
|Height||1.93 m, 6 feet 4 inches|
|Weight||102 kg, 225 lbs|
|Net Worth / Wealth||$80 million|
Height, Weight, and Age
Cal Ripken Jr's height is quite tall measuring 1.93 m. Boasting a weight of 102 kg. Being born on August 24, 1960, translates to an age of 63 years as of todays date (November 19, 2023).
I don’t mind being described as vanilla in certain ways.Cal Ripken Jr
Normally, some people think about 50 as a big moment in life. I kind of think 30 because in your baseball career, 30 was considered on top kind of looking at the end of your career. So I remember thinking about 30 in different ways, but 50 just seems like another step right now.Cal Ripken Jr
I always thought being a gamer and someone who had a sense of responsibility to the game and to my teammates was the honorable thing.Cal Ripken Jr
When you are away from the game and busy with other areas, you realize that the world does not revolve around baseball.Cal Ripken Jr
I’m not trying to be a star on TV. I am who I am, which I hope comes out. I have a little bit of a different sense than most people know, and it takes a while to get used to it.Cal Ripken Jr