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  1. Cal Ripken Jr. talks bullying growing up, his latest book "Super-...

    Lynn Hoppes

    It might be hard to fathom, but as a freshman baseball player at Aberdeen High School in Maryland in the mid-1970s, baseball Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Jr. was hung upside down in the school stairwell by his feet about 20 feet in the air, a victim of h...

    Blog | Conversation | March 05, 2012
  2. Sept. 6, 1995: Cal Ripken Jr. sets consecutive games streak


    Sept. 6, 1995: Cal Ripken Jr. sets consecutive games streak....

    Blog | Conversation | September 06, 2011
  3. Cal Ripken joins 'Hats off' movement for charity

    Lynn Hoppes

    Cal Ripken Jr. is ready for the jokes. "I've heard them all already. Whatcha got?" said Ripken, who has joined the Head & Shoulders "Hats Off" movement, which invites fans to use social media to salute their baseball team and help a worthwhile chari...

    Blog | Conversation | July 12, 2011
  4. May 30, 1982: Cal Ripken Jr. plays the first game of his historic...

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    May 30, 1982: Cal Ripken Jr. plays the first game of his historic streak....

    Blog | Conversation | May 30, 2011
  5. This Day in Sports History: Cal Ripken, 1998


    April 25, 1998: Cal Ripken makes it to 2,500 consecutive game starts....

    Blog | Conversation | April 25, 2011
  6. Cal Ripken Jr. releases "Hothead," a book for preteens that aims ...

    Jenny Zimmerman

    Cal Ripken Jr. says when he was about 12, good sports books for preteen boys were few. Ripken was a little frustrated by that problem, and four decades later the already best-selling author is part of the solution. The former Baltimore Orioles super...

    Blog | Conversation | March 09, 2011
  7. Brett Favre, Cal Ripken own two of most impressive sports streaks...

    Patrick Hruby

    Here's the problem with celebrating human ineptitude: You can never rent a big enough ballroom. Earlier this week, Page 2 offered our list of the most impressive least impressive streaks in sports history, such as the Pittsburgh Pirates' 18 consecut...

    Blog | Conversation | October 29, 2010
  8. Brett Favre and Cal Ripken own impressive sports streaks. These a...

    Patrick Hruby

    Page 2 compiles the most memorable dubious sports streaks.

    Story | Conversation | October 28, 2010
  9. New set of Obak cards look at game changers

    Chris Olds

    After all these years, Cal Ripken Jr., Al Munro Elias, Henry John Heinz and Todd McFarlane finally have something in common. They all appear in a set of baseball cards. At first glance, this year's edition of TRISTAR's Obak seems like your standard ...

    Blog | Conversation | August 16, 2010
  10. Obak cards look at game changers

    Chris Olds

    Cal Ripken Jr., Al Munro Elias, Henry John Heinz and Todd McFarlane are all in the set.

    Story | Conversation | August 15, 2010
  11. Cal Ripken talks baseball, health and love of math

    Lynn Hoppes

    Baseball Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Jr. and country music superstar Martina McBride have teamed with Cheerios to recognize Americans who show commitment to a healthy lifestyle with the "Do What You Love" Contest. One baseball fan will have lunch wit...

    Blog | Conversation | July 16, 2010
  12. Following the Susquehanna: Ripken central

    Jim Caple

    In Part 5 of his Susquehanna River road trip, Jim Caple reaches the end of the river -- and where it all began for Cal Ripken Jr.

    Story | Conversation | August 03, 2007
  13. From Cooperstown to Havre de Grace: Following the Susquehanna

    Jim Caple

    In his annual road trip, Jim follows the Susquehanna River from Cooperstown to Cal Ripken's birthplace in Havre de Grace, Md.

    Story | Conversation | July 30, 2007
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  15. Gardocki's streak is no snap

    David Fleming

    Steelers P Chris Gardocki deserves his place alongside such streakers as Joe DiMaggio and Cal Ripken.

    Story | Conversation | October 28, 2004
  16. Ripken's streak is overrated

    Eric Neel

    Cal Ripken's streak wasn't a great feat. In fact, Ripken hurt himself, his teammates and Baltimore fans.

    Story | Conversation | August 03, 2004