Cal Ripken, Jr.

Cal Ripken, Jr.

by Glen Macnow




To baseball fans, Cal Ripken, Jr., is best known as the "Iron Man" for his dedication to his team, the Baltimore Orioles, and Major League Baseball. In 1995, Cal broke the consecutive games played record held by Lou Gehrig, and extended it to 2,632 straight games. Learn about the 19-time all-star and why he is considered one of the best baseball players ever.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781622850204
Publisher: Enslow Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 09/01/2013
Pages: 64
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 7.60(h) x 0.40(d)
Lexile: 820L (what's this?)
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

About the Author

Glen Macnow has been a host on 610-WIP sports talk radio for eleven years, following a career as a sportswriter for The Philadelphia Inquirer. He has written more than 15 books, including two extremely popular volumes he co-authored on local sports-The Great Philadelphia Fan Book and The Great Philadelphia Sports Debate.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 The Perfect Baseball Player 5

Chapter 2 Bird in the Nest 13

Chapter 3 Superstar 23

Chapter 4 A Family Affair 32

Chapter 5 Mr. Dependable 41

Chapter 6 Hall of Fame Finish 50

Career Statistics 61

Where to Write 62

Index 63

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