“The game of baseball is made up of many things. If we do all the little things right, then we’ll never have a big thing to worry about.” - Cal Ripken, Sr.
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February 15, 2018 /
Courtney Stephens
During Black History Month, we have reflected on prominent leaders in the African-American community. This week, we spotlight Baseball Hall of Famer Eddie Murray, whose passion and determination helped him become an icon in the sports world. As one of five players to have more than 500 home runs and 3,000 hits Eddie Murray may go down as one of greatest baseball players in history.
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February 7, 2018 /
Stephanie Green
February 7th is National Girls and Women in Sport Day. It is a day to celebrate the extraordinary achievements made by girls and women in the sport world.
With the Olympic Winter Games starting tomorrow, we want to recognize the incredible feat women have gone through to shatter barriers to get to the biggest sports stage in the world. 
Women first participated in the Olympics in...
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February 1, 2018 /
Courtney Stephens

Each February we celebrate Black History Month. This year throughout February, the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation will spotlight prominent black athletes that exemplified the characteristics the foundation instills in today’s youth.

To kick off Black History Month, our first spotlight is the 1965-1966 Texas Western Miners basketball team. During a crucial time in American history the players on Texas...

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