Cal Ripken Jr. will always be known as one of baseball's greats. Not only was he a great baseball player, but he was a great guy off the field as well. Ripken will go down in history as the record holder for most consecutive games played at 2,131 games.
Cal Ripken Jr. demonstrates the 7 traits of effective leadership by using them in everyday life and shows that if you have a certain goal in your mind it will keep you on the right track and focused on what's important in life
I think that Cal Ripken Jr. was one of the great leaders in baseball because of his humble attitude about the game and staying true to his values. It kept him focused on his main goal of being the best ballplayer ever.