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A Tribute to Cal

Smith: All in the Ripken Family

For Cal Ripken Jr., it was always about family. His family while he was growing up always included the game of baseball and those who love it. More>>

Photo gallery

Baltimore says farewell to Cal
Cal Ripken finally got to enjoy the fruits of 21-year career Saturday night. Sitting on the back of an orange and white Corvette, the Iron Man took a lap around the warning track of Camden Yards after his final career game. More>>

O's players talk about Cal
Prior to Cal Ripken's Saturday swan song, several members of the Orioles took the podium to host questions from the media and to talk about their memories of the O's legend. More>>

Orioles drop Ripken finale to Red Sox
Cal Ripken went hitless in his last Major League game, closing out his Hall of Fame career in a 2-for-48 skid as the Red Sox completed a four-game sweep of the Orioles with a 5-1 victory Saturday night. More>>

Fans flock in celebration of Ripken
They came to laugh. They came to cry. They came to celebrate. Thousands of Orioles fans and baseball fans alike, they all converged Saturday at Camden Yards to fete Cal Ripken. More>>

Cal will be missed in many clubhouses
Players from around the league express their thoughts about what it was like to play with the Iron Man. More>>

Brewers praise Ripken
To put it in perspective, the Milwaukee Brewers' active leader in games played, Jeromy Burnitz, has appeared 781 times for the Brew Crew. More>>

AL's elite shortstops pay tribute to Cal
A-Rod, Jeter, Nomar, Vizquel and Tejada share their thoughts on Ripken's impact, influence and legacy. More>>

  Press Conference

Ripken addressed the media on June 19 and said he's looking forward to spending time with his family.

Listen to the entire press conference.

  Iron Man Photo Gallery celebrates Cal Ripken's career with a photographic tribute to some of his most famous moments.

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  MLB Radio

MLB Radio MLB Radio interviews Cal Ripken Jr.

Gifts keep coming for Cal
Ripken's All-Star finale a classic
Ripken homers in final All-Star Game
Ripken celebration takes on family feel
Kind words for Ripken
Bauman: Ripken brought people back to baseball users react to Ripken retirement
A-Rod: Cal is my hero
Ex-teammates talk about Cal
Dodgers reflect on Cal Ripken's career
Ripken has made impression with Mets
Ripken's Aberdeen Project will be baseball nirvana
Life after Cal
Cal calling it quits
Friends, ex-teammates react to Ripken's decision