Just Show Up: And Other Enduring Values from Baseball's Iron Man

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Ripken Jr.

Signed First Edition - Hardcover

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JUST SHOW UP is baseball Iron Man and Orioles great Cal Ripken Jr.'s story of his life in baseball, and some of the lessons he learned about success over his 21-year career. He relates many of his most important values, like "success and money are not the same" and "life is a streak, play the long game," as well as what he learned from watching his father Cal Ripken Sr., another beloved Oriole, both as player and manager.


THIS COPY (shown below) was signed by Cal Ripken Jr. on the half-title page at his office.  It is a new, unread, unopened first edition. Published in May, 2019 by Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins.


CAL RIPKEN JR. (pictured below from our Wall of Fame) was a shortstop/third baseman with the Baltimore Orioles for 21 years, a two-time MLB MVP, a 19 time All-Star, and is perhaps best known for his 2,632 consecutive games played streak from 1982 to 1998, breaking the previous record held by Lou Gehrig by over 500 games. He currently runs Ripken Baseball, dedicated to growing the love of baseball at the grassroots level. Thank you Cal Ripken Jr. for signing our books.

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