BASEBALL PLAYER

Cal Ripken Jr.

1960 - Today

Cal Ripken Jr.

Calvin Edwin Ripken Jr. (born August 24, 1960), nicknamed "The Iron Man", is an American former baseball shortstop and third baseman who played 21 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Baltimore Orioles (1981–2001). One of his position's most offensively productive players, Ripken compiled 3,184 hits, 431 home runs, and 1,695 runs batted in during his career, and he won two Gold Glove Awards for his defense. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Cal Ripken Jr. has received more than 1,555,061 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 30th most popular baseball player.

Memorability Metrics

  • 1.6M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 33.70

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 17

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.39

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.72

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among BASEBALL PLAYERS

Among baseball players, Cal Ripken Jr. ranks 40 out of 36Before him are Pedro Martínez, David Ortiz, Albert Pujols, Koji Uehara, Daisuke Matsuzaka, and Yu Darvish. After him are Miguel Cabrera, Justin Verlander, Mike Trout, Curt Schilling, Roy Halladay, and Johan Santana.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1960, Cal Ripken Jr. ranks 443Before him are Luiz Carlos Pereira, William Monahan, Terence Winter, Patrice Garande, Vincent Peillon, and Zurab Azmaiparashvili. After him are Ray Bourque, Masaaki Yanagishita, Oliver Parker, Javier Velásquez, Tony Anselmo, and Hiroshi Matsuda.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Cal Ripken Jr. ranks 9,534 out of 12,171Before him are Austin Stowell (1984), Carrie Underwood (1983), John Patrick Shanley (null), Brooklyn Lee (1989), Jane Levy (1989), and Danielle Campbell (1995). After him are Tom Daschle (1947), Mark Price (1964), Busy Philipps (1979), Linnea Quigley (1958), Cam Newton (1989), and Steve Johnson (1989).

Among BASEBALL PLAYERS In United States

Among baseball players born in United States, Cal Ripken Jr. ranks 26Before him are Randy Johnson (1963), Rogers Hornsby (1896), Roger Clemens (1962), Mark McGwire (1963), Ernie Banks (1931), and Derek Jeter (1974). After him are Justin Verlander (1983), Curt Schilling (1966), Roy Halladay (null), Giancarlo Stanton (1989), Tim Lincecum (1984), and Stephen Strasburg (1988).

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