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Ripken, Cal

Syllabification: Rip·ken, Cal
Pronunciation: /ˈripkin
 
/

Definition of Ripken, Cal in English:

Jr. ( 1960-), US baseball player; full name Calvin Edward Ripken, Jr.; nickname Iron Man. A shortstop and later a third baseman, he played for the Baltimore Orioles 1982–2001. He holds the major league record of 2,632 consecutive games played. Baseball Hall of Fame (2007).

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