Cal Ripken Jr, 59, Reveals He Had Prostate Cancer, Braved Surgery as the Pandemic Hit: ‘It’s Been A Pretty Miraculous Few Months’

Published Aug 20, 2020

Cal Ripken Jr, 59, Reveals He Had Prostate Cancer, Braved Surgery as the Pandemic Hit: ‘It’s Been A Pretty Miraculous Few Months’

Fearful that hospitals would soon be overwhelmed, the baseball Hall of Famer who retired from the Baltimore Orioles in 2001, made the decision to move forward with surgery as quarantine orders descended in March.

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