It’s time to honor some local sports “saints” with our #WNSTSweet16

March 18, 2014 | Glenn Clark

2. Cal Ripken Jr.

The Ripken Foundation is in his father’s name, but it’s a major part of the Hall of Famer’s legacy in Charm City as well.

Between dollars and time, perhaps no athlete has cared as much about this area as Cal-largely because it’s his own hometown. On top of his charity, Ripken is famously remembered for taking countless hours to sign autographs for fans in his playing career.

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  1. Rich Says:

    I seem to recall when he was inducted into the Ravens Ring of Honor that Michael McCrary was mentioned as one of the most significant charitable athletes in Baltimore sports history.

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