Cal Ripken Jr.

Baseball Player

Birthday August 24, 1960

Birth Sign Virgo

Birthplace Havre De Grace, MD

Age 63 years old

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About

Hall of Fame shortstop and third baseman who played his entire 21-year career with the Baltimore Orioles and earned the nickname Iron Man after setting the MLB record for most consecutive games played with 2,632.

Before Fame

His father and grandfather both played for the Orioles.

Trivia

He was a 19-time All-Star, 2-time American League MVP, 2-time Gold Glove winner, and 8-time Silver Slugger winner.

Family Life

He married Kelly Geer in November 1987 and they raised two children together before divorcing in 2016.

Associated With

He passed Lou Gehrig's long-standing record for the most number of games played in a row.