Calvin Edwin Ripken Sr. (December 17, 1935 – March 25, 1999) was an American baseball player, scout, coach and manager. who spent 36 years in the Baltimore Orioles organization. He played in the Orioles' farm system beginning in 1957, and later served as coach and manager of the parent club, on which his sons Cal Jr. and Billy played.
Cal Ripken Sr. Positions: Catcher, Outfielder and Third Baseman Bats: Right • Throws: Right 5-11, 175lb (180cm, 79kg) Born: December 17, 1935 in Aberdeen, MD us. Died: March 25, 1999 in Baltimore, MD. Buried: Baker Cemetery, Aberdeen, MD Full Name: Calvin Edwin Ripken Twitter: @CalRipkenSrFdn. View Player Info from the B-R Bullpen
Baseball Hall of Fame. Induction. 2007. Vote. 98.53% (first ballot) Calvin Edwin Ripken Jr. (born August 24, 1960), nicknamed "the Iron Man",  is an American former baseball shortstop and third baseman who played his entire 21-season career in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Baltimore Orioles (1981–2001).
26 de mar. de 1999 · Cal Ripken Sr., whose contributions to the Baltimore Orioles extended well beyond fathering and tutoring of one of the best players in the history of the franchise, died Thursday. He was 63....
19 de dez. de 2013 · Sadly, on March 25, 1999, Cal Ripken Sr. passed away at the Johns Hopkins Oncology Center after a long bout with lung cancer. He was survived by his wife Vi and their four children (Ellen, Cal, Fred, and Billy) along with six grandchildren. Cal Sr. was interred at Baker Cemetery in Aberdeen, Maryland.
4 de jan. de 2012 · Ripken Sr. was a former professional baseball player who started his career as a highly touted catcher in the Baltimore farm system. After suffering a career-ending shoulder injury, he went on to manage a number of the Orioles’ minor league affiliates, eventually working his way up to Baltimore where he coached and later managed the Orioles.
About Stats Stories Related Hall of Famers Enlarge Plaque Cal Ripken Jr. was a throwback. He played hard, he played to win and he played in every game. 3,001 3,001 Games 1960 1960 Birth year About Cal Ripken Jr. “Cal is a bridge, maybe the last bridge, back to the way the game was played.