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Bill Ripken Offers Old Guy's Approach To Stats In "State Of Play"

Bill Ripken's book "State of Play"
Bill Ripken's book "State of Play"

Bill Ripken has been around baseball forever. A 12-year major leaguer, current analyst for MLB Network, and a member of one of the sport’s leading families, Ripken is the author of a new book: “State of Play: The Old School Guide to New School Baseball.”

He’s also on the most famous Fleer baseball card of all time.

A lifelong resident of the Capital Region, Ian joined WAMC in late 2008 and became news director in 2013. He began working on Morning Edition and has produced The Capitol Connection, Congressional Corner, and several other WAMC programs. Ian can also be heard as the host of the WAMC News Podcast and on The Roundtable and various newscasts. Ian holds a BA in English and journalism and an MA in English, both from the University at Albany, where he has taught journalism since 2013.
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