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Ex-Oriole Bill Ripken wins Sports Emmy Award for MLB Network coverage

Ex-Oriole Bill Ripken wins Sports Emmy Award for MLB Network coverage

Just like Jon Hamm, Bill Ripken is finally an Emmy winner.

I know, I know: The former Orioles infielder had been nominated just once before this year prior to getting a gold statuette Tuesday, while the "Mad Men" star was honored in September as lead actor in a drama series in his eighth time up for the award. Doesn't matter. The subject of the world's most infamous baseball card and Don Draper each have one Emmy. That is irrefutable.

Ripken, who has worked at MLB Network since 2009,

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