Tag Archives: Cal Ripken Jr.

Ripken Files Suit Against City

Claiming conduct by the City of Aberdeen (MD) in recent years has made operating Ripken Stadium “unbearably difficult,” the company that owns the Aberdeen IronBirds (Single-A, New York-Penn League) has filed suit accusing the city of not living up to the terms of an agreement made nearly 20 years ago.  Read more here.

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Ripken Challenges City, Sets Deadline for Response

Cal Ripken Jr.‘s sports management company said his firm should take over management of non-baseball events such as weddings, concerts and fundraisers at Ripken Stadium, and claims the City of Aberdeen (MD) has not fulfilled its obligations to upgrade the city-owned ballpark.  Read more here.

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Live Like Baseball’s Iron Man

Are you a baseball fan with deep pockets?  If so, you have an opportunity to snatch up the home of Major League Baseball’s all-time record holder for most consecutive games played.  Baltimore Orioles Hall of Fame shortstop Cal Ripken, Jr.’s palatial 24-acre estate in Reisterstown (MD) is going on the auction block on May 12th.  The property, which includes a baseball field, was originally priced at $12.5 million.  View details here.

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Ripken Baseball Seeks Naming Rights Partner for Ballpark

Aberdeen IronBirds New LogoRipken Baseball LogoIt already has a famous name, but Ripken Baseball says it is looking for a naming-rights sponsor for Ripken Stadium, home of the Single-A Aberdeen IronBirds (New York-Penn League).  Read more here.

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