Obituary of Cal Ripken Sr.

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Cal Ripken Sr.

Calvin Edwin Ripken Sr. (born December 17, 1935 in Aberdeen, Maryland) was a baseball player and coach who was best known for spending 36 years in the Baltimore Orioles of the American Major League Baseball (MLB) and became the coach in 1976 till 1992. Cal died on March 25, 1999 and his death was because of lung cancer. He died too soon at age 63.

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Cal Ripken Sr. Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Ripken Sr., Cal
    • Common Name: Cal Ripken Sr.
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him
    • Birthplace: Aberdeen, Maryland, United States
    • Birth Date: December 17, 1935
    • Age: 63 (at death)
    • Occupations:
    • Active Years: 1987-1992
    • Net Worth: $1 to $5 million
    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Wendy's Chicken Sandwich
    • Favorite Color: White (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    Cal's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Calvin Edwin Ripken Sr.
    • Father: Arend Frederick Ripken
    • Mother: Clara Amelia Ripken
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Violet Ripken (married 1957-1999, his death)
    • Son(s):
      • Cal Ripken Jr. (born August 24, 1960)
      • Billy Ripken (born December 16, 1964)
    • Daughter(s):
      • Elly Ripken

Death Notice:

  • Date: March 25 1999 at age 63
  • Place: Aberdeen, Maryland, United States
  • Cause of Death: Lung cancer
  • Interment: Buried at Baker Cemetery in Aberdeen, Maryland on March 30, 1999

Category Tags:

Basketball PlayerCoach American Born on December 17th Born in 1935 Born in MarylandDied in 1999Died at age 63Died from Lung cancer

Cal's Notable Roles:

  • Baltimore Orioles

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Wiki Page Updated: 2023-03-30 11:29:54
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