Cal Ripken Jr.'s life after baseball
June 24, 2007
Aberdeen's favorite son received a hero's welcome last week -- in Bel Air.
June 14, 2007
The Flip Side
It didn't take long. The Orioles gave away a Cal Ripken Jr. bobblehead doll Sunday, and now, they are on eBay.
May 11, 2007
Cal Ripken Jr. seemed to enjoy his orientation trip to upstate New York this week, but even in the idyllic small-town setting of the National Baseball Hall of Fame, he could not escape the big-city questions about the troubling state of the game.
April 10, 2007
More than five years have passed, and the face of the organization still hasn't changed. Not for a single day. It was there again yesterday for the home opener, in fact. We saw him lob a soft toss to Miguel Tejada - the ceremonial first pitch. And just as they always had before, the fans went crazy.
April 6, 2007
Early in the baseball season, when everything is new, each movement on the field is put under a microscope. So the Orioles' 0-3 start gets scrutinized far more than a three-game losing streak in the middle of the season.
December 15, 2006
Orioles owner Peter Angelos adamantly denied a foxsports.com report last night that said he is talking to a group that includes Cal Ripken about buying the club.
September 8, 2006
Pennant fever returns to Camden Yards tonight, once again unpacking its bags and filling the cramped quarters of the visiting clubhouse. The New York Yankees' September series against the Orioles has turned into an annual celebration of the Haves and the Haven't-A-Clues. In the visitors' dugout tonight, they'll be talking about next month, and over on the first base side, talk is already geared toward next year.
September 6, 2006
Cal Ripken Jr. says he would consider purchasing the Orioles if owner Peter G. Angelos put the club up for sale.
September 6, 2006
More than 600 miles from Camden Yards, baseball fans in this Savannah River city are wearing Orioles jerseys in malls where country music plays and in restaurants where the iced tea is served sugary sweet.
June 27, 2006
Cal Ripken and brother Bill were on hand yesterday to open The Ripken Experience-Myrtle Beach, a $23 million facility in South Carolina that's as close to a dream complex as middle school players might have.
April 8, 2006
When O's legend Cal Ripken was putting the finishing touches on his instructional book, How to Play Baseball the Ripken Way, in 2004, he decided that no tome on the modern youth game would be complete if it failed to address matters that transcended on-the-field techniques.
October 14, 2005
Cal Ripken Jr. always envisioned a career beyond playing baseball for the Orioles, but writing an advice column for a newspaper?
September 4, 2005
The rookie Cal Ripken Jr., sitting at the back of the team bus, had an unusual question for the seasoned major-league players: What were they going to do after baseball?
August 13, 2005
Vi Ripken threw out the first pitch last night to start the 2005 Cal Ripken 12-and-under World Series on a special occasion.
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2:56 PM EST, March 7, 2013
Cal Ripken Jr. was at Ed Smith Stadium to promote his new children’s book, “Wild Pitch,” and he stopped by and talked to the local media.
July 30, 2007
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