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Early Monday, the Seattle Mariners announced that outfielder Ben Gamel would miss four to six weeks with an oblique strain, leaving the team scrambling to find a replacement with less than a month to go before Opening Day. Luckily for Seattle, a 44-year-old outfielder and former franchise icon was just sitting out there looking for a job, so within hours after announcing Gamel's...
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WATCH: Eddie Murray and Cal Ripken, Jr. unveil new field in West Baltimore

Hall of Famers Cal Ripken Jr and Eddie Murray reunited in West Baltimore! Watch them talk about the unveiling of Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation's Eddie Murray Field at MyBGE Park.
November 17, 2017  |  Discuss

Box Score 7/19: The shadow of the trade deadline begins to fall over baseball

Want more news first thing in the day? Sign up for the Yardbarker Morning Bark newsletter here.Good morning and welcome to the YB Box Score, what we're reading while trying not to get our hopes up over Pirate wins ahead of the trade deadline.Happy birthday today to LaMarcus Aldridge, Adam Morrison, Fedor Tyutin, Rick Ankiel, Scott Walker and Vitali Klitschko. On this date in 1991...
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July 19, 2017  |  Discuss

LOOK: Cal Ripken’s $12.5 million home on the market

Let’s be honest, we’ve all wanted to live like Cal Ripken Jr. Right? Now we’re all in luck. For the modest price of $12.5 million, that dream can become a reality. Major League Baseball’s iron man is putting his Reisterstown, Maryland property on the market. Courtesy of Sotheby’s “Custom built in 1985, then completely renovated again in the late 1990’s, the twenty-five acre luxury...
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September 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Ripken expresses interest in Nationals managerial job

Washington Nationals GM Mike Rizzo recently went on record saying that the team will reportedly look at "a group of people with diverse backgrounds, diverse experiences, and diverse skill sets" when looking for a replacement for recently-fired skipper Matt Williams.The name of one baseball great has already been thrust into that group—and he would take the opportunity to interview...
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October 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Baltimore Orioles miss out on Hall of Fame nod

For the first time since 1955, the Baseball Writers’ Association of America elected four players to the National Baseball Hall of Fame. This year’s selections—Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, John Smoltz, and Craig Biggio—combine for 9 Cy Young Awards, 4 Gold Glove Awards, 3 World Series championships, and 33 All-Star Game appearances. Two former Baltimore Orioles were on this year...
January 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Ripken offers reward to find mom's kidnapper

Cal Ripken Jr. is done messing around. It's been a just over a year since the Hall of Famer's mother Vi was abducted at gunpoint from her home in Aberdeen, Maryland and even though she was gone for just 24 hours...Ripken wants the crime solved.  And he wants it done now. "In our minds, this is important, not only for us and our community, but for all communities," Ripken said...
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August 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Ripken family offers 100K reward

The family of Cal Ripken Jr. is offering a $100,000 reward to help find the person who kidnapped the former Orioles star's mother last year. The Hall of Fame infielder made the announcement Thursday at the Sports Legends Museum next to Oriole Park at Camden Yards, a little more than a year after Vi Ripken was taken at gunpoint from her home in Aberdeen and held captive for 24 hours...
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August 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Ripken's son doesn't make college roster

Uh oh, stop the presses...Billy Ripken's nephew didn't make the roster for his college baseball team.Ryan Ripken, son of Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Jr., is poised to redshirt this upcoming season for the South Carolina Gamecocks.  The team released their roster Friday, just hours before opening the season and absent...the freshman first baseman.Young Ripken was selected by the Baltimore...
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February 16, 2013  |  Discuss

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