Cal Ripken Jr. is a former American professional baseball player with an estimated net worth of $55 million. Cal Ripken Jr. began playing baseball while attending Aberdeen High School. As a shortstop and pitcher, he given a batting average of .688 and posting an 0.79 ERA with 45 strikeouts. While with the Aberdeen Eagles, they won the Maryland state tournament against Thomas Stone High School. He was chosen by the Baltimore Orioles as the next round of the 1978 Major League Baseball Draft. Ripken Jr. was assigned to the team’s minor league affiliate, Bluefield Orioles. During his stint with the team, he batted .264 with 63 hits. Other teams that he played for include the Single-A Miami Orioles, Charlotte Orioles, and Rochester Red Wings. Ripken Jr. was called up by the Orioles in 1981. During his-20 year stint with the team, he received numerous accolades such as eight Silver Slugger awards, two Gold Glove Awards, and American League MVP award in 1983 and 1991. He decided to retire from playing baseball in 2001. Six years after, he was elected to the Hall of Fame. Calvin Edwin Ripken, Jr. was born on August 24, 1960 in Havre de Grace, Maryland.
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