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Cal Ripken Jr.

Cal Ripken Jr. reflects on success of the Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation

Cal Ripken Jr. reflects on success of the Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation

Cal Ripken Jr. said Friday that he never could have imagined that the Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation would spread his father's legacy to 61 new or renovated youth ballparks around the nation. And Cal Sr. couldn't have envisioned it either.

“Having the [foundation] grow and having the influence and the success we’ve had, we’ve been able to help many, many more kids, but Dad would have looked at this in disbelief just like we are," Cal Jr. said. "But I tell you what. He’d be really happy about it.”

The newest project broke ground Friday at the ball field complex behind James Mosher Elementary School. It will be named Eddie Murray Field at BGE...

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