| Share
 

Cal Ripken Sr.

Age: 63

gritty manager, coach and player in the Baltimore Orioles family for 36 years; the only father to manage two sons simultaneously in the majors; began career as a catcher with the Orioles' Phoenix affiliate in 1957; his 13 years as a manager in the Baltimore farm system was the longest of any Orioles manager; managed his sons Cal Ripken Jr. and Billy during the 1987-88 season; fired as manager and replaced by Frank Robinson six games into the 1988 season, amidst the team's major league record 21-game losing streak to start the season; won 964 games in the minors and was 67-95 as the Orioles manager in 1987-88; returned to coach third base, retiring after the 1992 season. Died of lung cancer.

Died: Baltimore, March 25, 1999

Information Please® Database, © 2007 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved.

Elliot RichardsonM - RKen Robinson

Premium Partner Content
HighBeam Research
Documents Images and Maps Reference
(from Newspapers, Magazines, Journals, Newswires, Transcripts and Books)

Research our extensive archive of more than 80 million articles from 6,500 publications.

Additional search results provided by HighBeam Research, LLC. © Copyright 2005. All rights reserved.

24 X 7

Private Tutor

Click Here for Details
24 x 7 Tutor Availability
Unlimited Online Tutoring
1-on-1 Tutoring