Cal Ripken joins Nestor during Spring Training 2000

July 10, 2019 | WNST Staff

Back in 2000, Cal Ripken’s career was winding down on a team that had no aspirations of winning or even contending. Mike Hargrove was taking over the ballclub and the O’s would end up selling at the 2000 trade deadline. trading away notable veterans such as BJ Surhoff, Mike Bordick, Harold Baines, and Will Clark. Prior to the season, Cal Ripken opened up to Nestor Aparicio. Let’s go back in time and hear from the Iron Man!