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Cal Ripken Jr

Full Name: Cal Ripken Jr
Nationality: American

Profession: MLB Legend
Why Famous: Nicknamed "The Iron Man", he played 21 seasons in the MLB for the Baltimore Orioles, and is best known for breaking Lou Gehrig's record for consecutive games played.

Born: 24th August, 1960 (55 years old)
Star Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Havre de Grace, Maryland, USA

Married Life

1987-11-13 - MLB baseball player Cal Ripken Jr (27) weds Kelly Geer at Towson United Methodist Church in Maryland

Historical Events in the Life of Cal Ripken Jr

1982-11-24 - Orioles Cal Ripken is named AL Rookie of Year
1984-05-06 - Baltimore Oriole Cal Ripken Jr hits for cycle
1987-09-14 - Cal Ripken's streak of 8,243 consecutive innings (908 games) is broken
1988-06-25 - Cal Ripken Jr plays in his 1,000th consecutive game
1989-08-17 - Orioles shortstop Cal Ripken moves into 3rd place (1,208th cons game)
1990-06-12 - Orioles Cal Ripken plays in his 1,308th consecutive game to move past Everett Scott into 2nd place on the all-time list
1991-07-09 - All star MVP: Cal Ripken Jr (Balt Orioles)
1991-07-19 - Cal Ripken plays in his 1,500th consecutive game
1991-11-19 - Balt Orioles shortstop Cal Ripken wins his 2nd AL MVP
1995-09-05 - Cal Ripken Jr ties Gehrig's record of playing in 2,130 straight games
1995-09-06 - Cal Ripken Jr breaks Gehrig's record, plays in 2,131 straight games
1996-02-12 - 4th ESPY Awards: Cal Ripken, Rebecca Lobo win

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