Ripkin to Keynote Masonry Showcase
By Tim O’Toole
Billy Ripkin, brother of Hall of Fame inductee Cal Ripkin, Jr., has been announced as the new keynote speaker for the Masonry Showcase in Orlando, Florida.
Billy, an 11th round draft pick in 1982 by the Baltimore Orioles, played in the major leagues for twelve seasons with four different teams in which he stole 25 bases, scored 287 runs, and had 674 career hits in 2729 at bats. He played in 912 career games. Today, Bill is actively involved in Ripken Baseball Camps and Clinics, where he heads up the major league instructional staff at various youth baseball camps and adult coaches' clinics throughout the United States
Ripkin will join us to deliver his unique brand of storytelling and insight at the Masonry Showcase Opening Session Lunch on Thursday, February 22 at 11:30 AM in the Peabody Hotel. What a way to mark the official opening of the 2007 Masonry Showcase!
About the Author
Tim O’Toole is the Director of Marketing, Education, and Information Technology for the MCAA. He has a Masters in Business Administration from Webster University and has worked in the masonry industry since 2003.