My Generation

Cal Ripken and His Family's Nonprofit Group Go to Bat for Children

Disadvantaged kids learn respect, teamwork, ethics



Ripken earned himself the nickname "Iron Man" when he broke Lou Gehrig's record for consecutive games played. Today, his name has become synonymous with strength, character, perseverance and integrity. Although his professional baseball days are over, "Number 8" has found new ways to stay in the game and have a positive impact on others.
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