Cal Ripken Jr. broke the unbeatable record of Lou Gehrig’s most consecutive games played (via newsfeed)
On September 6, 1995, Iron Man caught the Iron Horse when Cal Ripken Jr. played in his 2,131 consecutive games, and became the first to surpass Lou Gehrig‘s record.
The game didn’t start until Ripken took a lap around the field, despite his protest. He didn’t want to attract...
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...
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...
NO MORE MESSING AROUND
The Orioles legend is offering a large reward for the capture of the man who abducted his mother last year.
The son of baseball Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Jr. is leaving South Carolina after one year.
South Carolina baseball spokesman Andrew Kitick said Thursday that Ryan Ripken, a first baseman, was leaving the program. Ripken did not make the 35-man roster this spring and was likely to have similar issues making the club because of a logjam behind starter Kyle Martin at the position next...
Via AP on Fox
June 27, 2013
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
Cal Ripken is preparing to speak out about his mother's kidnapping last week.
The Hall of Fame infielder has scheduled a news conference for Friday morning in Baltimore, when he's expected to provide an update on the investigation and make a statement.
Ripken's 74-year-old mother, Vi, told police she was kidnapped at gunpoint last week, blindfolded and driven around...
Via AP on Fox
July 25, 2012
Violet Ripken, the 74-year-old mother of Cal Ripken Jr., was abducted at gunpoint Tuesday in Maryland. Thankfully, she was found unharmed Wednesday morning.
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...