Ripken in the Minors
1978 Bluefield Orioles Program
A signed 1978 Bluefield program. With the signature of Bobby Bonner, who was called up to Charlotte before the season started, this is one of the earliest professional Ripken signatures in existence. Image courtesy of the Bill Haelig Collection.
1980 Charlotte O's Program
Courtesy of Bill Haelig, this album highlights selected pages from the 1980 Charlotte O's Program. The Charlotte O's would win the Southern League Championship for the 1980 season.
1981 Charlotte O's Program