Get in the Game by Cal Ripken
8 Elements of Perseverance That Make the Difference

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Baseball?s all-time Iron Man, Cal Ripken, Jr., retired from baseball in 2001 after breaking countless records, including Lou Gehrig?s record for consecutive games played. Now, in Get in the Game, he gives us his insights on hard work and success that can be applied on and off the field, based on stories from his exhilarating career in baseball. Get in the Game includes Ripken?s 8 Elements of Perseverance:
1. The Right Values
2. A Strong Will to Succeed
3. Love What You Do
4. Preparation
5. Anticipation
6. Trusting Relationships
7. Life Management
8. The Courage of Your Convictions

Ripken is admired not only for his relentless perseverance but also for his unparalleled integrity. From his numerous public-speaking engagements each year to his weekly ?Ask Cal? column for the Baltimore Sun, Cal Ripken, Jr., is a sought-after advisor and role model to fans from all walks of life.

About Cal Ripken

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CAL RIPKEN, JR., played twenty-one seasons with the Baltimore Orioles and has broken numerous baseball records, including Lou Gehrigs record for consecutive games played (Ripken played 2,632). He is one of only seven players in history to reach 400 home runs and 3,000 hits. His previous books include The Only Way I Know (which was a New York Times bestseller and a #1 Washington Post bestseller) and Play Baseball the Ripken Way: The Complete Guide to Fundamentals, coauthored with his brother Bill Ripken, also a national bestseller. Coauthor RICK WOLFF is an executive editor at Warner Books and the chairman of the Center for Sports Parenting.
Published April 10, 2008 by Gotham. 276 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Business & Economics, Self Help, Sports & Outdoors. Non-fiction

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