Cal Ripken to get bird's-eye view of Derek Jeter and Yankees

Former Baltimore Orioles shortstop Cal Ripken, Jr., walks

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Former Baltimore Orioles shortstop Cal Ripken, Jr., walks into a ceremony for an unveiling of a statue of former Oriole Brooks Robinson before a game between the Orioles and the Boston Red Sox in Baltimore. (Sept. 29, 2012) (Credit: AP)

When Cal Ripken sat down to interview Derek Jeter for TBS last year, he figured he was well suited to pry some nuggets out of him, what with their shared position and the fact that Jeter credits Ripken as a pioneer among big shortstops.

No such luck.

"He was so skilled at not going where he didn't want to go," Ripken said Friday with a laugh, a lament shared by most who have interviewed...

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