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Thursday, May 31, 2012

WSMV-TV: Cal Ripken Jr. slings paint to spread positive energy

He just keeps going and going….

Baseball great Cal Ripken Jr. is teaming up with Energizer Batteries on a 13-city tour to bring positive energy to communities.

The project is part of a revitalization of an East Nashville neighborhood that Habitat for Humanity officials hope will spread from one home to another.

Downtown Bookie Posted: May 31, 2012 at 08:33 PM | 2 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: charity, orioles, ripken

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   1. depletion Posted: June 01, 2012 at 08:12 AM (#4144962)
The Mets shortstops are the anti-Cal. Nice charity work, Cal.
   2. DKDC Posted: June 01, 2012 at 09:18 AM (#4144983)
I read elsewhere that Utica was on the original itinerary, but that stop was moved to Aberdeen at Ripken’s request.

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