Archives: August 15, 2014

Not About the Game

On October 6, 2001, legendary Hall of Fame and Baltimore Orioles shortstop Cal Ripken, Jr. gave his farewell-to-baseball speech. His words were very intriguing:

As a kid, I had this dream. And I had the parents that helped me shape that dream. Then I became part of an organization—­the Baltimore Orioles—­to help me grow that dream. Imagine playing for my…