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Cal Ripken Jr. Shares How to 'Get in the Game' April 24

Major League Hall-of-Famer Cal Ripken Jr. will discuss his book, "Get in the Game: 8 Elements of Perseverance that Make a Difference," during the Fontbonne University/KMOX Book Club, April 24 from 9 - 11 a.m. at Drury Hotels and Bartolino's Osteria (Clifton Ballroom) on the corner of Hampton Ave. and Highway 44.

The event is free but reservations are required. Call 314-444-1827 or e-mail cwbrennan@cbs.com, leave your name and phone number and reference the April book club to reserve a spot today.

According to the publisher, "Get in the Game" is an inspiring guide to overcoming any challenge and building a life you love. Baseball's all-time "Iron Man" retired from baseball in 2001 after breaking countless records, including Lou Gehrig's record for consecutive games played (Ripken played 2,632). Ripken is admired by thousands of fans not only for his relentless perseverance, but also for his unparalleled integrity. Now, in a stirring book that draws on his exhilarating career as well as the wisdom of his legendary father, Ripken shares rousing advice centered around his proven eight elements of perseverance.

A book for moms and dads, recent graduates, entrepreneurs and anyone who is simply facing an important turning point, "Get in the Game" provides access to legendary advice from a legendary achiever.¨