Retrieved May 20, He went on a rehab assignment in June, but the Tigers opted to release him instead of reinstating him from the disabled list. Along with his brother, Billy formed the Cal Ripken, Sr. Retrieved November 19, His batting average dropped to. However, after 27 games, in which he hit.
Ripken was a light hitter better known for his fielding skills, although he led the Orioles in batting average with a.
Billy Ripken “F*** Face” Card
The Cal Ripken, Jr. Years later, Ripken admitted to having written the expletive on the bat; however, he claimed he did it to distinguish it as a batting practice bat, and did not intend to use it for the card. I pulled the bats out, model R, and noticed — because of the grain patterns — that they were too heavy. Number of bids and bid amounts may be slightly out of date. This would be Ripken's last major league tenure; he chose to retire.