With MLB's opening day in the news, first ballot Hall of Famer Cal Ripken, Jr. stopped by HuffPost Live. Ripken, a legendary iron man who holds the sport's record for consecutive games played with 2,632, weighs in on the heavy dose of Tommy John surgery, puts the 2001 All-Star game conspiracy to rest, discusses Alex Rodriguez and talks about why he sees "value in the pitch clock."
Click below to watch Ripken's take on Alex Rodriguez and his return to the New York Yankees.
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