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'Iron Man' role model

...streaks, not only in the history of baseball, but all of sports. Ronald Reagan was in his second year as president when Cal Ripkin Jr., on May 30, 1982, began his amazing 16-year-long string of playing in 2,632 consecutive games -- smashing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/09/23/op_239821.shtml
Opinion columns
We done ourselves proud

...an Augusta sports fan to do tonight? The Augusta GreenJackets play their home opener. New owner and baseball legend Cal Ripkin Jr. is supposed to be there. But wait, the Augusta Lynx ice hockey team will host its first playoff game in half a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/04/11/kir_77028.shtml
Bill Kirby
Rants & Raves

...young citizens about grammar and usage?RAVES FOR THE personnel of the Augusta Greenjackets, partly owned by gentleman Cal Ripkin. How friendly and helpful they are. How can you not like a team who will play the Savannah Sand Gnats? We purchased...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-04-02/rants-and-raves
Metro
Good sermon's words are never lost on young ears

...the concession lines ever got less than five deep across the counter. Someone, maybe Bob Gleason, wondered whether Cal Ripkin already had taken over. "No," I said, "but you can certainly see the potential." TODAY'S JOKE: Here's one...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/09/06/kir_1044.shtml
Bill Kirby
Mariners' wonder boy

...that is meant to be a crowd-pleaser with a pageant of great players. That means fading stars like third-baseman Cal Ripkin get picked out of sentimentality, over stronger candidates whose stars are shining this season, such as the Mariners...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/07/10/op_317940.shtml
Opinion columns
Rants & Raves

...soup kitchens or to the food banks that really are in desperate need.THIS IS A RANT to the Augusta Commission. If Cal Ripkin wants a new ballpark, let him build it. The one we have is just fine. If we need more seats, then build them around...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-06-11/rants-raves-0
The Bear's long run

...five PGAs, four U.S. Opens and three British Opens -- that it's easy to forget he also happens to be golfdom's Cal Ripkin. His "iron man" marks: 154 consecutive majors for which he was eligible, and 146 straight that he played, starting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/07/11/op_233124.shtml
Opinion columns
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