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House Proceeding on Sep 5th, 2007 :: 3:14:10 to 3:16:52
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has dedicated his life and work to youth. he established the cal ripken senior foundation which uses baseball and softball themed programs to help instill leadership qualities, a strong work

John J. Jr.Duncan

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John J. Jr.Duncan: ethic, sportsmanship, and healthy habits. he also built the ripken youth baseball academy, t largest baseball academy in the united states where thousands of young people learn the finer points

John J. Jr.Duncan

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Speech By: John J. Jr.Duncan

John J. Jr.Duncan

3:14:22 to 3:14:38( Edit History Discussion )

John J. Jr.Duncan: of baseball and deepen their love for playing it. he served as the first commissioner of the white house tee ball initiative for president george w. bush from 2001 to 2004. and on july 29,

John J. Jr.Duncan

3:14:38 to 3:14:55( Edit History Discussion )

John J. Jr.Duncan: 2007, cal ripken was fittingly inducted into the baseball hall of fame. when i was growing up, madam speaker, i served 5 1/2 years as a batboy for the knoxville smokies baseball team. i served

John J. Jr.Duncan

3:14:55 to 3:15:17( Edit History Discussion )

John J. Jr.Duncan: other seasons as ball chaser, scoreboard operator, clubhouse boy. my freshman year at the university of tennessee i served as a public address announcer. i grew up in minor league baseball.

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3:15:17 to 3:15:29( Edit History Discussion )

John J. Jr.Duncan: my father gave earl weaver hveis first managerial job in knoxville, managing them in 1956, and we became a farm club of the baltimore orioles. people who later played with cal ripken are who he knew

John J. Jr.Duncan

3:15:29 to 3:15:41( Edit History Discussion )

John J. Jr.Duncan: through the orioles like mel papus, jerry walker, david nickelson, many other players who later played for the orioles played in knoxville. baseball has meant a lot to me and my family through

John J. Jr.Duncan

3:15:41 to 3:15:58( Edit History Discussion )

John J. Jr.Duncan: the years, and it is a real honor and privilege for me to stand here before you today and announce my support for this very appropriate legislation to honor a truly great american, cal ripken jr., and

John J. Jr.Duncan

3:15:58 to 3:16:36( Edit History Discussion )

John J. Jr.Duncan: i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman reserves the balance of his time. the gentleman from maryland. mr. cummings: i yield five minutes to the gentleman

John J. Jr.Duncan

3:16:36 to 3:16:52( Edit History Discussion )

John J. Jr.Duncan: from maryland, sponsor of the legislation, mr. sarbanes. the speaker pro tempore: the or gentleman is recognized for five minutes. mr. sarbanes: i thank my colleague for yielding his time and

John Sarbanes

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John Sarbanes: his support. i thank congressman duncan for his support of h.r. 3218, which it was my privilege to introduce in the house. this legislation honors cal ripken jr. on his induction into the pro

John Sarbanes

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Speech By: John Sarbanes

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