Cal Ripken Jr. 3½ " x 2½" autographed 1982 Topps Rookie Signed baseball card comes with a Life Time Guarantee and a Certificate of Authenticity.
Cal (1960-present) was drafted by the Baltimore Orioles in the 2nd round of the 1978 amateur draft, made his big league debut August 10, 1981.
Cal (Iron Man) was one of the most durable in professional sports history. In 1995, on September 5 and 6, respectively, Ripken played his 2,130th and 2,131st consecutive games and thereby tied and broke Lou Gehrig's record for longevity and is one of only two American Leaguers with 3,000 hits and 400 homers. On November 16, 2001 Cal was granted free agency.