The longest season: the story of the Orioles' 1988 losing streak

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Even with a 12-0 loss to start the ’88 season, Cal Ripken, Jr. had plenty of reasons to love being a Baltimore Oriole. He was playing alongside his brother Bill, and his father, Cal Sr., was managing the team. They’d win the next one. But the Orioles didn’t win their next game, or the next, and soon what was supposed to be a dream season for Cal slid into a nightmare of losses no one saw coming.

With brilliant and expressive color paintings from Ron Mazellan, future hall-of-famer Cal Ripken, Jr. shares the ups and downs of the Orioles’ record 21-game losing streak, and reflects on the rewards of hard work, regardless of what’s on the scoreboard.

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subject_facet Baltimore Orioles (Baseball team) -- History, Baltimore Orioles (Baseball team) -- History -- Juvenile literature
title_display The longest season : the story of the Orioles' 1988 losing streak
title_full The longest season : the story of the Orioles' 1988 losing streak / Cal Ripken, Jr. ; illustrated by Ron Mazellan
title_short The longest season :
title_sub the story of the Orioles' 1988 losing streak