“Non-Stop” accurately describes Cal Ripken, Jr.’s remarkable career. The term also defines the variety of souvenirs in this impressive lot. Highlights include: (2) Hall of Fame Bats: full-size commemorative weapons, including a Louisville Slugger limited edition (974/2007) brown bat and a Cooperstown Bat Co. 2007 induction bat; 2131 Jacket: a wool button-down garment with “8” and a facsimile signature embroidered to the left breast; reported to be one of only six ever made as a prototype. 1981-2001 Farewell Commemorative Book: 104-page book chronicling Ripken’s career. More on our website.
2131 Jacket the black wool button-down garment features orange sleeves with “8” and a facsimile signature embroidered to the left breast. On the back, Ripken’s facsimile signature is embroidered in white and just below a black pile “8” is outlined with orange embroidery with “2131” embroidered within the lower border. Orange-and-black striped stretch ribbed cotton lines the collar and sleeve endings and there are two front pockets. The jacket does not appear to have been worn. Reported to be one of only six ever made as a prototype.
(2) Ripken Cachets matted to dimensions of 12x16, each is postmarked “SEP 20 1998” as showcases a color image of Ripken taking a curtain call for the appreciate Camden Yards crowd.
Memorial Stadium Final Game Ticket a voucher from the October 6, 1991 finale vs. the Detroit Tigers (presents EX)
Baltimore Orioles Team Photos includes (5) 13-5/8 x 10-5/8” cardboard stock 1981 team photos (issued by Gulf); (2) 13-5/8 x 10-5/8” cardboard stock 1982 team photos (issued by Gulf); and a 14x11 cardboard stock 2001 team photo (issued by French-Bray)
1991 “Baseball Superstars” Comic Book a 1991 publication (NM)
September 21, 1998 Baltimore Sun complete local newspaper with headlines and story of Ripken’s decision to end his record consecutive game streak
Orioles 45 RPM Record released in 1993, Terry Cashman’s “Talkin’ Baseball” Baltimore Orioles version (in original sleeve with Ripken and Murray photos)