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Cal: Celebrating the Career of a Baseball Legend by Sporting News, The Sporting News

Among baseball players, few have the respect and adoration that Cal Ripken Jr. has earned throughout his career. With dignity and class, Cal has played on, and on, and on, eclipsing Lou Gehrigs record for consecutive games in 1995. And on he went, finally calling the record quits in 1998 and moving into exclusive baseball company with his 400th home run and 3,000th hit. 2001 will mark the end of his extraordinary career, which has been captured in Cal.<P>The Sporting News, in conjunction with the writers and photographers at The Baltimore Sun, will brings you the commemorative celebration of a celebrated career, from his sensational rookie season in 1983 to his 2001 All-Star Game heroics and his final moment on the field.<P>Nine chapters recap Ripkens amazing career. The Sporting News senior writer and former Baltimore Sun columnist Ken Rosenthal looks at Ripken The Icon, finding Ripkens rightful place in baseball history. The Suns Joe Strauss recaps Ripkens final playing days, from his retirement announcement to his final curtain call at Camden Yards to his final game at Yankee Stadium.<P>Other chapters recall Ripkens spine-tingling run into baseball history, Cals coming of age on the national scene, his mold-breaking play as a shortstop and the role his family, especially his father and brother, played in his career.<P>Its the ultimate keepsake of a player for the ages.

Author: Sporting News, The Sporting News

Language: English

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 176

Publisher: Sporting News

Publication Date: 2001-10-24

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ISBN: 0892046422


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