Cal Ripken, Jr., visited the National Press Club on April 13, 2007 to talk about his book, "Get in the Game: 8 Elements of Perseverance That Make the Difference". Mr. Ripken was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame on January 9, 2007. He also answered questions from members of the audience.
Legendary "Iron Man" of Baseball
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One of the true legends of baseball, "Iron Man" Cal Ripken, Jr. broke several professional records during his 21 seasons, but none is as sacred as his consecutive-games-played record. Shattering Lou Gehrig's streak of 2,131 games by more than 500, Ripken displayed perseverance, endurance, and an everyday work ethic that endeared him to fans, transformed him into a national icon, and some argue, even saved baseball at its darkest moment. An inspirational speaker, philanthropist, businessman, and best-selling author, Cal Ripken, Jr. is the personification of leadership, commitment, and excellence. In warm and witty presentations filled with stories from his illustrious career, he shares how his keys to success apply to both the business world as well as the baseball field.