CAL RIPKEN RUMORS & GOSSIP

Today In History: Cal Ripken Jr. Goes On The Disabled List

Cal Ripken Jr. and his historic streak finally came to an end (via mediaite) On April 19, 1999, Iron Man Cal Ripken Jr. was put on the disabled list for the first time in 19 seasons. The Baltimore Orioles suffered a 6-0 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays the previous day. Ripken missed his fourth game of the season because of back pain. The Orioles also lost their first baseman Will...
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16 Unbreakable Baseball Records In Graph Form

There are several MLB records that we can almost guarantee will never be broken. To grasp how unattainable some of these records are check out the following graphs. 1. Consecutive Games Played It would be stretch for Pujols to play that long, but not so much for Cal Ripken, Jr. who as you know played every game for 16 seasons. Another cool fact someone mentioned: Japanese player...
Via The Roosevelts
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cal Ripken Jr. Interivew

There are those athletes who talk the talk and then there are those athletes who use their actions to do all the talking. One of the best players to step on the diamond has to be Cal Ripken Jr. The Hall of Famer who played 21 season all with the Baltimore Orioles is a two time Gold Glove winner, a 19 time All-Star, and won the American League MVP award twice. Oh, there is the other...
Via StraitPinkie.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Man charged with trying to carjack Cal Ripken's mother at gunpoint

ABERDEEN, Md. — Police charged a man Wednesday with trying to carjack baseball great Cal Ripken‘s mother in a bank parking lot in Maryland. Aberdeen police charged Jesse Bowen, 33, of Havre de Grace with attempted armed robbery, attempted armed carjacking, possessing a dangerous weapon, first degree assault and several controlled substance related charges. He was being held without...
Via NESN.com
October 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Police: Ripken's mom nearly carjacked

Police say a man with a handgun approached baseball great Cal Ripken's mother in a bank parking lot in Maryland and demanded her car, but she activated a key alarm and he left. Authorities say 75-year-old Vi Ripken wasn't hurt Tuesday and a suspect is now in custody. Police spokesman Lt. Frederick Budnick says Ripken entered the bank afterward to alert authorities in her...
Via AP on Fox
October 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Cal Ripken offering large reward to find mom’s kidnapper

Cal Ripken was known as the Iron Man during his playing days and now the former Baltimore Oriole star is out to solve crime. Ripken, 52, is out to find the man who kidnapped his mother a year ago. The former  MVP and All-Star is offering $100,000 to help find the man who kidnapped Vi Ripken. The announcement of the reward came Thursday at the Sports Legends Museum located next to...
Via Tireball.com
August 02, 2013  |  Discuss
NO MORE MESSING AROUND

Ripken offers reward to find mom's kidnapper

The Orioles legend is offering a large reward for the capture of the man who abducted his mother last year.

Via Hall of Very Good
August 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Cal Ripken, Jr. Statue Unveiled in Baltimore at Camden Yards

About time...
Via The Kevin Burke Project
September 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Cal Ripken’s 74 year old mother got kidnapped

According to Aberdeen police, Cal Ripken’s 74 year old mother Ki Ripken was kidnapped, at gun point, on Tuesday morning. The kidnapper bound her hands, covered her eyes and drove around, with her in the backseat of her Lincoln Continental, until Wednesday morning, when he abandoned her and the car back in her neighborhood.  Gus Kowalewski, her
Via For The Record Sports
July 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Cal Ripken's Kid Commits to South Carolina

Do you know how hard it is to write a catchy lead to a story about a Hall of Famer's son signing a letter of intent to play collegiate baseball without including some hackneyed "like father, like son" reference?Damn hard.If only Gilmore (Baltimore) High School senior Ryan Ripken's dad was his Billy "Uncle F***face" Ripken...I wouldn't have this problem...
Via Hall of Very Good
November 14, 2011  |  Discuss
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