|THAT'S SOME ALL-STAR LINEUP LEE SMITH HAS TO FACE.|
HALL OF FAMERS
- #96 Cal Ripken was inducted in 2007, receiving 98.53 percent of the vote, third highest all-time behind Nolan Ryan (98.79) and Tom Seaver (98.84).
FINEST OF THE NINE
- Ripken gets the nod for a 21-year career in which he took no shortcuts.
- And his lap around Oriole Park at Camden Yards on Sept. 6, 1995, after he passed Lou Gehrig for most consecutive games played is one of the game's top-10 moments.
DESIGNED TO THE NINES
- Looking and holding #98 Don Mattingly's card evokes a flood of memories of collecting cards and watching baseball in the '80s. "Don-nie Base-ball!!''