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Cal RipkenTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1978-2001 MLB Years: 1981-2001
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Drafted
Major Award Winner
World Series Champion
HR Derby

PositionsSS-2476, 3B-953, DH-24, 2B-1Position when Drafted3BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameCalvin Edwin Ripken Jr.
Height6-4Weight220BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateAugust 24,1960 [58.080]PlaceHavre de Grace,Maryland
High SchoolAberdeen (Aberdeen,MD)

DraftedSelected by the Baltimore Orioles [Team Picks] in the 2nd round (48th overall) of the 1978 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsDick Bowie
MLB DebutAugust 10,1981 [20.351]
OrganizationsBAL [24] Awards26Awards Voting11-1037
TBC Player ID550Retrosheet IDripkc001MLBAM ID121222
RelationshipsBrother of Billy Ripken, Father of Ryan Ripken, Son of Cal Ripken
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Player Notes:   Topps All-Star Rookie (SS) in 1981,1982 ... Hit for the cycle on May 6, 1984 ... The Baltimore Orioles retired his #8 on October 6,2001 ... Inducted into Baltimore Orioles Hall of Fame in 2003 ... Inducted into the International League Hall of Fame in 2011
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed34Power67Contact75XBH64RBIs72Runs56Hitting68Durability91Team.497Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1978Bluefield OriolesAppRkbal-ss176323927637102411244621400.264.331.301.632728270.320.037.138.2968.8917.041.920.000.0012.70
1979Miami OriolesFSLA+bal-3b-ss181053935111928155443316414100.303.354.417.77116434430.351.114.196.3477.2114.882.061.1678.6028.57
1979Charlotte O'sSouAAbal-3b18176161101381031301000.180.219.361.58022465.178.181.246.2564.6220.004.334.6220.3336.36
1979Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         1224545713028286253347715100.286.337.410.74718638495.330.124.203.3356.8715.562.261.6256.7529.23
1980Charlotte O'sSouAAbal-3b1914452291144285257842778130900.276.367.492.85925758611.280.216.368.38112.6013.261.054.0920.8840.28
1981Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal53b2011443774126314237502668521160.288.383.535.91823458507.312.247.394.41013.0216.771.294.5419.0046.03
1981Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal8ss202339150000001800004.128.150.128.2785040.161.000.026.1322.5020.008.000.000.000.00
1982Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal8ss-3b21160598901583252893334695326316.264.317.475.79228465655.270.211.288.3477.0214.502.074.2721.3641.14
1983Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal8ss2216266312121147227102045897005024.318.371.517.88834376726.338.199.281.3927.9913.361.673.7224.5636.02
1984Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal8ss231626411031953772786217189202116.304.374.510.88432771716.319.206.318.3939.9212.431.253.7723.7436.41
1985Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal8ss2416164211618132526110236768108132.282.347.469.81630163718.279.187.290.3599.339.471.013.6224.6934.81
1986Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal8ss25162627981773512581427060406519.282.355.461.81628961707.277.179.293.3599.908.490.863.5425.0834.46
1987Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal8ss261626249715728327983581771011019.252.333.436.76927258717.245.184.311.33611.3010.740.953.7723.1136.94
1988Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal8ss2716157587152251238122102692010710.264.372.431.80324849689.262.167.344.35914.8010.010.683.3425.0032.24
1989Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal8ss28162646801663002193325772306522.257.317.401.71825951712.259.144.234.3238.0110.111.262.9530.7630.72
1990Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal8ss291616007815028421843182665171812.250.341.415.75624953695.248.165.305.33311.809.500.803.0228.5735.33
1991Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal8ss3016265099210465341146153465091519.323.374.566.94036885717.304.243.332.4057.396.420.874.7419.1240.48
1992Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal8ss311626377316029114724364507071413.251.323.366.68923344715.252.115.217.3098.956.990.781.9645.5027.50
1993Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal8ss321626418716526324901465586061917.257.329.420.74926953718.250.163.259.3249.058.080.893.3426.7132.12
1994Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal8ss33112444711401931375103241404317.315.364.459.82320435484.322.144.218.3596.618.471.282.6934.1525.00
1995Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal8ss34144550711443321788015259218615.262.324.422.74623252613.263.160.253.3248.489.621.132.7732.3536.11
1996Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal8ss351636409417840126102125978404328.278.341.466.80729867707.281.188.278.3508.3511.031.323.6824.6237.64
1997Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal83b361626157916630017841056735010319.270.331.402.73324747686.279.132.224.3238.1610.641.302.4836.1828.31
1998Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal83b3716160165163271146102516841209.271.331.389.72023442659.286.118.200.3227.7410.321.332.1242.9325.77
1999Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal83b3886332511132701857011331333314.340.368.584.95219445354.332.244.280.4023.678.762.385.0818.4439.82
2000Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal83b398330943791601556002337304010.256.310.453.76314031339.245.197.272.3286.7810.911.614.4220.6039.24
2001Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal83b40128477431141601468022663229115.239.276.361.63717230516.244.122.172.2755.0412.212.422.7134.0726.32
MLB Totals - 21 Season(s)Filter300111551164731846034443116953639112913056610127107350.276.340.447.7875168107812883.277.171.269.0008.7610.131.163.3526.8033.86
Minor League Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter4431652249463941256239108201289871560.280.358.453.8117491621883.308.173.296.00010.6715.351.442.9729.5034.99
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter11443774126314237502668521160.288.383.535.91823458507.312.247.394.00013.0216.771.294.5419.0046.03
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter16158397155286288652809431900.266.353.479.83227962676.270.213.355.00011.8313.911.184.1420.8240.00
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1053935111928155443316414100.303.354.417.77116434430.351.114.196.0007.2114.882.061.1678.6028.57
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter6323927637102411244621400.264.331.301.632728270.320.037.138.0008.8917.041.920.000.0012.70
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 21 Season(s)Filter300111551164731846034443116953639112913056610127107350.276.340.447.7875168107812883.277.171.269.0008.7610.131.163.3526.8033.86
Average MLB - Per 162 games162624891723322391226170417619.276.340.447.78727958695.277.171.269.0008.7610.131.163.3526.8033.86
Average Minor - Per 162 games162604911693442087437410633520.280.358.453.81127459689.308.173.296.00010.6715.351.442.9729.5034.99

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1978Bluefield Orioles AppRkbal17SS62--922043331329296.9004.77------6398.489.9
1979Miami Orioles FSLA+bal183B58--631221217197185.9393.19------10555.241.1
1979Miami Orioles FSLA+bal18SS52--831351737235218.9284.19------10549.536.9
1979Miami Orioles FSLA+bal182B1--341-87.8757.00------1051.00.7
1979Charlotte O's SouAAbal183B15--1326314239.9292.60------1788.210.6
1980Charlotte O's SouAAbal193B120--1192882936436407.9333.39------14483.383.3
1980Charlotte O's SouAAbal19SS25--3273715112105.9384.20------14417.417.4
1981Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal203B85--742041425292278.9523.27------11474.661.2
1981Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal20SS35--54116718177170.9604.86------11430.725.2
1981Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal20SS12--1124253735.9462.92------2352.211.4
1981Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal203B6--261198.8891.33------2326.15.7
1982Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal21SS94--1552891347457444.9724.72------16058.858.0
1982Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal213B71--66151617223217.9733.06------16044.443.8
1983Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal22SS162--27253425113831806.9704.98------162100.0100.0
1984Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal23SS162--29758326122906880.9715.43------162100.0100.0
1985Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal24SS161--28647426123786760.9674.72------161100.0100.0
1986Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal25SS162--24048213105735722.9824.46------162100.0100.0
1987Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal26SS162--24048020103740720.9734.44------162100.0100.0
1988Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal27SS161--28448021119785764.9734.75------161100.0100.0
1989Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal28SS162--2765318119815807.9904.98------162100.0100.0
1990Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal29SS161--242435394680677.9964.20------161100.0100.0
1991Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal30SS162--26752811114806795.9864.91------162100.0100.0
1992Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal31SS162--28744512119744732.9844.52------162100.0100.0
1993Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal32SS162--22649517101738721.9774.45------162100.0100.0
1994Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal33SS112--132321772460453.9854.04------112100.0100.0
1995Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal34SS144--2064097100622615.9894.27------144100.0100.0
1996Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal35SS158--22846714109709695.9804.40------16396.997.5
1996Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal353B6--516-121211.0003.50------1633.73.7
1997Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal363B162--983142225434412.9492.54------162100.0100.0
1997Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal36SS3--2---221.0000.67------1621.91.9
1998Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal373B161--101265822374366.9792.27------161100.099.4
1999Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal383B85--361421311191178.9322.09------8698.852.5
2000Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal393B73-60856134517195190.9742.600.31-----8388.045.1
2000Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal39DH10---------------8312.06.2
2001Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal403B111-981972091423320306.9562.760.31-----12886.768.9
2001Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal40DH14---------------12810.98.7
MLB Totals for SS - 17 season(s)-   SS2302--3651697722515651085310628.9794.62------23020.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 8 season(s)-   3B675-158946112376911717671698.9612.521.07-----6750.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 2 season(s)-   DH24---------------240.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B85--742041425292278.9523.27------850.00.0
AAA Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS35--54116718177170.9604.86------350.00.0
AA Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B135--1323143237478446.9333.30------1350.00.0
AA Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS25--3273715112105.9384.20------250.00.0
A+ Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B58--631221217197185.9393.19------580.00.0
A+ Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS52--831351737235218.9284.19------520.00.0
A+ Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B1--341-87.8757.00------10.00.0
Rk Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS62--922043331329296.9004.77------620.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1978Bluefield Orioles AppRkbal17----62------
1979Miami Orioles FSLA+bal18---15258-----
1979Charlotte O's SouAAbal18-----15-----
1980Charlotte O's SouAAbal19----25120-----
1981Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal20----3585-----
1981Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal20----126-----
1982Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal21----9471-----
1983Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal22----162------
1984Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal23----162------
1985Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal24----161------
1986Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal25----162------
1987Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal26----162------
1988Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal27----161------
1989Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal28----162------
1990Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal29----161------
1991Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal30----162------
1992Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal31----162------
1993Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal32----162------
1994Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal33----112------
1995Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal34----144------
1996Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal35----1586-----
1997Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal36----3162-----
1998Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal37-----161-----
1999Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal38-----85-----
2000Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal39-----73----10
2001Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal40-----111----14

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1983Baltimore OriolesChamp. SeriesMLB22415562001002300000.400.471.5331.0048217.500.133.26711.7617.651.500.000.0033.33
1983Baltimore OriolesWorld SeriesMLB22518230001003400000.167.286.167.4533021.214.000.16714.2919.051.330.000.000.00
1996Baltimore OriolesDiv SeriesMLB35418283002000300000.444.444.6111.05511318.533.167.1670.0016.670.000.000.0037.50
1996Baltimore OriolesChamp. SeriesMLB35520151000001400000.250.286.300.5866121.313.050.1004.7619.054.000.000.0020.00
1997Baltimore OriolesDiv SeriesMLB36416172001002200000.438.500.5631.0639218.500.125.25011.1111.111.000.000.0028.57
1997Baltimore OriolesChamp. SeriesMLB36620382013004600000.400.500.6501.15013324.538.250.45016.6725.001.504.1720.0037.50
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 2 yrs8343155003002500000.441.472.5881.06020536.517.147.2065.5613.892.500.000.0033.33
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 3 yrs155591950140071300000.345.419.491.91027662.439.146.27311.2920.971.861.6155.0031.58
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs518230001003400000.167.286.167.4533021.214.000.16714.2919.051.330.000.000.00

Awards [26]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1982American League Player of the Week (June 21-June 27) ... American League Rookie of the Year2
1983AL Player of the Month (September) ... AL Silver Slugger Award (SS) ... American League Most Valuable Player3
1984AL Silver Slugger Award (SS) ... American League Player of the Week (July 9-July 15) ... American League Player of the Week (August 27-September 2)3
1985AL Silver Slugger Award (SS) ... American League Player of the Week (April 29-May 5)2
1986AL Silver Slugger Award (SS)1
1987American League Player of the Week (April 27-May 3)1
1989AL Silver Slugger Award (SS)1
1991AL Player of the Month (September) ... AL Silver Slugger Award (SS) ... American League Gold Glove (Shortstop) ... American League Most Valuable Player ... American League Player of the Week (September 23-September 29) ... MLB All-Star Game Most Valuable Player6
1992American League Gold Glove (Shortstop) ... American League Player of the Week (September 14-September 20) ... Roberto Clemente Award3
1993AL Silver Slugger Award (SS)1
1994AL Silver Slugger Award (SS)1
1996American League Player of the Week (May 27-June 2)1
2001MLB All-Star Game Most Valuable Player1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2001-11-16Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1985Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll24800,000-81387++370,78060,000800,000
1986Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll251,150,000-35296++386,34760,0001,950,000
1987Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll261,350,000-24297++344,90660,0003,300,000
1988Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll271,700,000-20298++392,10762,5005,000,000
1989Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll282,466,667-41100++429,80262,5007,466,667
1990Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll291,316,667-87188++515,727100,0008,783,334
1991Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll302,566,667-50294++742,231100,00011,350,001
1992Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll312,100,000-156481++962,245109,00013,450,001
1993Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll325,200,000-101100++968,431109,00018,650,001
1994Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll335,500,000-41100++957,101109,00024,150,001
1995Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll346,700,000-91100++999,520109,00030,850,001
1996Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll356,650,000-81100++957,870109,00037,500,001
1997Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll366,850,000-14199++1,182,177150,00044,350,001
1998Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll376,400,000-26398++1,276,192170,00050,750,001
1999Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll386,500,000-36397++1,454,491200,00057,250,001
2000Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll396,300,000-60594++1,394,248200,00063,550,001
2001Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll406,300,000-90391++1,897,758200,00069,850,001
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red