Rochester, N.Y.- Baseball Hall of Famer and former Red Wing Cal Ripken, Jr. will be in Rochester next month to be inducted to the International League Hall of Fame.
The day includes a charity luncheon to benefit the Hillside Family of Agencies and Unity Health System at the Rochester Riverside Convention Center, as well as a special ceremony prior to the Red Wings game with the Empire State Yankees at Frontier Field.
Ripken, Jr., who is a member of the 2011 class of the IL Hall of Fame, played for the Red Wings in 1981. He went on to enjoy a 21-year major league career with the Baltimore Orioles and establish the major league record for most consecutive games played with 2,632.
The event is August 7.
Tickets for the Hall of Fame Luncheon go on sale at noon Tuesday at the Frontier Field box office or by calling (585) 454-1001.
Tickets for the August 7 Red Wings game are already on sale.