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Cal Ripken Cal Ripken
Full name: Calvin Edwin, Jr. Ripken
Born: August 24, 1960, Havre de Grace, Maryland
First Game: August 10, 1981; Final Game: October 6, 2001
Bat: Right Throw: Right Height: 6' 4" Weight: 200
Son of Cal Ripken
Brother of Billy Ripken
AL MVP (1983 and 1991)
AL Rookie of the Year (1982)
All Star MVP (1991 and 2001)
TSN Player of the Year (1983 and 1991)
TSN AL Player of the Year (1983 and 1991)
TSN AL Rookie Player of the Year (1982)
SS on TSN AL All-Star Team (1983 to 1985, 1989, 1991 and 1993 to 1995)
AL Silver Slugger as SS (1983 to 1986, 1989, 1991 and 1993 to 1994)
AL Gold Glove as SS (1991 to 1992)
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Batting RecordBatting Record
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG   BFW Year TeamTeam
1981 BAL A Daily Splits   23    39    1    5   0   0   0    0    1   0    8   0   0   0   0   1   4    0   0  .128  .150  .128  -0.6 1981 BAL A
1982 BAL A Daily Splits  160   598   90  158  32   5  28   93   46   3   95   3   2   6   0   9  16    3   3  .264  .317  .475   1.6 1982 BAL A
1983 BAL A Daily Splits  162   663  121  211  47   2  27  102   58   0   97   0   0   5   0   8  24    0   4  .318  .371  .517   7.1 1983 BAL A
1984 BAL A Daily Splits  162   641  103  195  37   7  27   86   71   1   89   2   0   2   0   8  16    2   1  .304  .374  .510   9.4 1984 BAL A
1985 BAL A Daily Splits  161   642  116  181  32   5  26  110   67   1   68   1   0   8   0  13  32    2   3  .282  .347  .469   4.6 1985 BAL A
1986 BAL A Daily Splits  162   627   98  177  35   1  25   81   70   5   60   4   0   6   0  10  19    4   2  .282  .355  .461   4.7 1986 BAL A
1987 BAL A Daily Splits  162   624   97  157  28   3  27   98   81   0   77   1   0  11   0   9  19    3   5  .252  .333  .436   1.6 1987 BAL A
1988 BAL A Daily Splits  161   575   87  152  25   1  23   81  102   7   69   2   0  10   0  14  10    2   2  .264  .372  .431   4.2 1988 BAL A
1989 BAL A Daily Splits  162   646   80  166  30   0  21   93   57   5   72   3   0   6   0  12  22    3   2  .257  .317  .401   2.1 1989 BAL A
1990 BAL A Daily Splits  161   600   78  150  28   4  21   84   82  18   66   5   1   7   0  12  12    3   1  .250  .341  .415   0.0 1990 BAL A
1991 BAL A Daily Splits  162   650   99  210  46   5  34  114   53  15   46   5   0   9   0  17  19    6   1  .323  .374  .566   8.6 1991 BAL A
1992 BAL A Daily Splits  162   637   73  160  29   1  14   72   64  14   50   7   0   7   0   5  13    4   3  .251  .323  .366  -0.5 1992 BAL A
1993 BAL A Daily Splits  162   641   87  165  26   3  24   90   65  19   58   6   0   6   0  11  17    1   4  .257  .329  .420   0.3 1993 BAL A
1994 BAL A Daily Splits  112   444   71  140  19   3  13   75   32   3   41   4   0   4   0   4  17    1   0  .315  .364  .459   0.1 1994 BAL A
1995 BAL A Daily Splits  144   550   71  144  33   2  17   88   52   6   59   2   1   8   0   6  15    0   1  .262  .324  .422   0.6 1995 BAL A
1996 BAL A Daily Splits  163   640   94  178  40   1  26  102   59   3   78   4   0   4   0   9  28    1   2  .278  .341  .466   1.4 1996 BAL A
1997 BAL A Daily Splits  162   615   79  166  30   0  17   84   56   3   73   5   0  10   0  11  19    1   0  .270  .331  .402  -0.1 1997 BAL A
1998 BAL A Daily Splits  161   601   65  163  27   1  14   61   51   0   68   4   1   2   0   5   9    0   2  .271  .331  .389  -1.0 1998 BAL A
1999 BAL A Daily Splits   86   332   51  113  27   0  18   57   13   3   31   3   3   3   0   5  14    0   1  .340  .368  .584   1.5 1999 BAL A
2000 BAL A Daily Splits   83   309   43   79  16   0  15   56   23   0   37   3   0   4   0   4  10    0   0  .256  .310  .453   0.3 2000 BAL A
2001 BAL A Daily Splits  128   477   43  114  16   0  14   68   26   1   63   2   2   9   0   3  15    0   2  .239  .276  .361  -1.8 2001 BAL A
Total            Splits 3001 11551 1647 3184 603  44 431 1695 1129 107 1305  66  10 127   0 176 350   36  39  .276  .340  .447  44.1 Total
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG   BFW Year TeamTeam
Division Series Batting RecordDivision Series Batting Record
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG Year Team
1996 BAL A Daily Splits    4    18    2    8   3   0   0    2    0   0    3   1   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .444  .474  .611 1996 BAL A
1997 BAL A Daily Splits    4    16    1    7   2   0   0    1    2   0    2   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .438  .500  .563 1997 BAL A
Total            Splits    8    34    3   15   5   0   0    3    2   0    5   1   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .441  .486  .588 Total
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG Year Team
League Championship Series Batting RecordLeague Championship Series Batting Record
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG Year Team
1983 BAL A Daily Splits    4    15    5    6   2   0   0    1    2   0    3   1   0   0   0   1   1    0   0  .400  .500  .533 1983 BAL A
1996 BAL A Daily Splits    5    20    1    5   1   0   0    0    1   0    4   0   0   0   0   1   0    0   0  .250  .286  .300 1996 BAL A
1997 BAL A Daily Splits    6    23    3    8   2   0   1    3    4   0    6   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .348  .444  .565 1997 BAL A
Total            Splits   15    58    9   19   5   0   1    4    7   0   13   1   0   0   0   2   1    0   0  .328  .409  .466 Total
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG Year Team
World Series Batting RecordWorld Series Batting Record
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG Year Team
1983 BAL A Daily Splits    5    18    2    3   0   0   0    1    3   0    4   0   0   0   0   1   0    0   0  .167  .286  .167 1983 BAL A
All-Star Game Batting RecordAll-Star Game Batting Record
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG Year Team
1983 AL    Daily Splits    1     0    0    0   0   0   0    0    1   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0     - 1.000     - 1983 AL   
1984 AL    Daily Splits    1     3    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .000  .000  .000 1984 AL   
1985 AL    Daily Splits    1     3    0    1   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .333  .333  .333 1985 AL   
1986 AL    Daily Splits    1     4    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    2   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .000  .000  .000 1986 AL   
1987 AL    Daily Splits    1     2    0    1   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .500  .500  .500 1987 AL   
1988 AL    Daily Splits    1     3    0    0   0   0   0    0    1   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .000  .250  .000 1988 AL   
1989 AL    Daily Splits    1     3    0    1   1   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .333  .333  .667 1989 AL   
1990 AL    Daily Splits    1     2    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .000  .000  .000 1990 AL   
1991 AL    Daily Splits    1     3    1    2   0   0   1    3    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .667  .667 1.667 1991 AL   
1992 AL    Daily Splits    1     3    0    1   0   0   0    1    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .333  .333  .333 1992 AL   
1993 AL    Daily Splits    1     3    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    1   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .000  .000  .000 1993 AL   
1994 AL    Daily Splits    1     5    0    1   1   0   0    0    0   0    2   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .200  .200  .400 1994 AL   
1995 AL    Daily Splits    1     3    0    2   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .667  .667  .667 1995 AL   
1996 AL    Daily Splits    1     3    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .000  .000  .000 1996 AL   
1997 AL    Daily Splits    1     2    0    1   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .500  .500  .500 1997 AL   
1998 AL    Daily Splits    1     4    1    1   1   0   0    2    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   1    0   0  .250  .250  .500 1998 AL   
1999 AL    Daily Splits    1     1    1    1   0   0   0    1    0   0    0   1   0   0   0   0   0    0   0 1.000 1.000 1.000 1999 AL   
2001 AL    Daily Splits    1     2    1    1   0   0   1    1    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .500  .500 2.000 2001 AL   
Total            Splits   18    49    4   13   3   0   2    8    2   0    5   1   0   0   0   0   1    0   0  .265  .308  .449 Total
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG Year Team

Fielding RecordFielding Record
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   AVG
1981 BAL A Daily  SS   12    8    3    69      11   24    2    5   0  .946
1981 BAL A        3B    6    1    0    17       2    6    1    1   0  .889
1981 BAL A        DH    1    0    0                                      -
1982 BAL A Daily  SS   94   91   89   813.1   155  289   13   47   0  .972
1982 BAL A        3B   70   68   59   604      66  151    6   17   0  .973
1983 BAL A Daily  SS  162  162  162  1452.1   272  534   25  113   0  .970
1984 BAL A Daily  SS  162  162  162  1439.1   297  583   26  122   0  .971
1985 BAL A Daily  SS  161  161  161  1427.1   286  474   26  123   0  .967
1986 BAL A Daily  SS  162  162  162  1436.2   240  482   13  105   0  .982
1987 BAL A Daily  SS  162  162  160  1430.2   240  480   20  103   0  .973
1988 BAL A Daily  SS  161  161  159  1409     284  480   21  119   0  .973
1989 BAL A Daily  SS  162  162  159  1433.1   276  531    8  119   1  .990
1990 BAL A Daily  SS  161  161  150  1406.1   242  435    3   94   1  .996
1991 BAL A Daily  SS  162  162  146  1427.2   267  528   11  114   0  .986
1992 BAL A Daily  SS  162  162  153  1440     287  445   12  119   0  .984
1993 BAL A Daily  SS  162  162  154  1425.2   226  495   17  101   0  .977
1994 BAL A Daily  SS  112  112  106   986.2   132  321    7   72   0  .985
1995 BAL A Daily  SS  144  144  136  1250     206  409    7  100   0  .989
1996 BAL A Daily  SS  158  157  142  1379.2   228  467   14  109   0  .980
1996 BAL A        3B    6    6    4    49       5   16    0    1   0 1.000
1997 BAL A Daily  3B  162  162  137  1401      98  314   22   25   0  .949
1997 BAL A        SS    3    0    0     5       2    0    0    0   0 1.000
1998 BAL A Daily  3B  161  161  133  1365.2   101  265    8   22   0  .979
1999 BAL A Daily  3B   85   85   58   700      36  142   13   11   0  .932
2000 BAL A Daily  3B   73   73   57   608.1    56  134    5   17   0  .974
2000 BAL A        DH   10   10    7                                      -
2001 BAL A Daily  3B  111  111  106   981.2    97  209   14   23   0  .956
2001 BAL A        DH   14   14   13                                      -
Total             SS 2302 2291 2204 20232    3651 6977  225 1565   2  .979
Total             3B  674  667  554  5726.2   461 1237   69  117   0  .961
Total             DH   25   24   20                                      -
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   AVG
Division Series Fielding RecordDivision Series Fielding Record
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   AVG
1996 BAL A Daily  SS    4    4    4    38       7   15    0    1   0 1.000
1997 BAL A Daily  3B    4    4    4    36       4    4    0    0   0 1.000
Total             3B    4    4    4    36       4    4    0    0   0 1.000
Total             SS    4    4    4    38       7   15    0    1   0 1.000
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   AVG
League Championship Series Fielding RecordLeague Championship Series Fielding Record
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   AVG
1983 BAL A Daily  SS    4    4    4    37       7   11    0    3   0 1.000
1996 BAL A Daily  SS    5    5    5    46       5   14    1    5   0  .950
1997 BAL A Daily  3B    6    6    6    58       1   13    0    3   0 1.000
Total             SS    9    9    9    83      12   25    1    8   0  .974
Total             3B    6    6    6    58       1   13    0    3   0 1.000
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   AVG
World Series Fielding RecordWorld Series Fielding Record
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   AVG
1983 BAL A Daily  SS    5    5    5    45       6   14    0    3   0 1.000
All-Star Game Fielding RecordAll-Star Game Fielding Record
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   AVG
1983 AL    Daily  SS    1    0    0     4       1    0    0    0   0 1.000
1984 AL    Daily  SS    1    1    0     5       0    0    0    0   0     -
1985 AL    Daily  SS    1    1    0     6       2    1    0    0   0 1.000
1986 AL    Daily  SS    1    1    0     8       0    1    0    0   0 1.000
1987 AL    Daily  SS    1    1    0     5       0    5    0    0   0 1.000
1988 AL    Daily  SS    1    1    0     8       1    4    0    0   0 1.000
1989 AL    Daily  SS    1    1    0     5       0    0    0    0   0     -
1990 AL    Daily  SS    1    1    0     5       1    1    0    0   0 1.000
1991 AL    Daily  SS    1    1    0     7       2    1    0    0   0 1.000
1992 AL    Daily  SS    1    1    0     4       1    1    0    1   0 1.000
1993 AL    Daily  SS    1    1    0     6       1    2    0    0   0 1.000
1994 AL    Daily  SS    1    1    1     9       1    2    0    1   0 1.000
1995 AL    Daily  SS    1    1    0     7       2    1    0    0   0 1.000
1996 AL    Daily  SS    1    1    0     6       1    1    0    1   0 1.000
1997 AL    Daily  3B    1    1    0     5       0    3    0    0   0 1.000
1998 AL    Daily  3B    1    1    0     5       1    1    0    0   0 1.000
1999 AL    Daily  3B    1    1    0     4       0    0    0    0   0     -
2001 AL    Daily  3B    1    0    0     4       1    2    0    0   0 1.000
2001 AL           SS    1    1    0     1       0    0    0    0   0     -
Total             SS   15   14    1    86      13   20    0    3   0 1.000
Total             3B    4    3    0    18       2    6    0    0   0 1.000
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   AVG

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Selected by Baltimore Orioles in the 2nd round of the free-agent draft (June 6,
1978).

Granted free agency (November 16, 2001).


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