Billy Ripken

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Birthday
16, 1964
Birthplace
Maryland
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
16, 1964 (age 54)
Birthplace
Maryland

About

Former MLB infielder nicknamed "Billy the Kid" best remembered as a member of teams like the Baltimore Orioles and Texas Rangers. He later became a successful analyst on XM Satellite Radio and MLB Network.

Before Fame

He was a pitcher at Aberdeen High School, where he did not lose a start in his last two seasons.

Trivia

When he began his career with the Orioles in 1987, his brother was his teammate and his father was his manager, marking the first time in MLB history that such a scenario had existed.

Family Life

His father is former major league manager Cal Ripken, Sr. His older brother is Orioles legend Cal Ripken, Jr.

Associated With

His brother, Cal Ripken Jr., set an MLB record by playing 2,632 consecutive games.