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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

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's son Ryan leaving South Carolina

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  |  Discuss

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

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

Police: Ripken's mother was abducted

Police say Cal Ripken Jr.'s mother is safe after an armed man abducted her from her home northeast of Baltimore. Aberdeen police say 74-year-old Vi Ripken was kidnapped between 7 a.m. and 8 a.m. Tuesday by a man who forced her into her car. She was found about 6:15 a.m. Wednesday unharmed in her car near her home in Aberdeen. Police say she was not injured. Ripken is a Hall...
Via AP on Fox
July 25, 2012  |  Discuss
SCARY STORY

Cal Ripken Jr.'s mother abducted

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.

Via NESN.com
July 25, 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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