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Party: Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation's Aspire Gala

Party: Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation's Aspire Gala

For 850 guests, the Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation's $1,000-a-ticket "Aspire Gala" was a chance to rub elbows with sports celebrities. A VIP line snaked through a back room of the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront mezzanine, as scores of folks waited to get their photo taken with Cal Ripken Jr. and honorees Dave Winfield, Major League Baseball Hall of Famer, and Joe Maddon, Chicago Cubs manager. But even for those not in that line, there were a couple dozen more famous athletes to mingle with during the cocktail hour, including Hall of Famers Andre Dawson, Fergie Jenkins and Goose Gossage. "It's always nice to lend my name to help [a good cause] and get to meet a lot of...

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