July 25, 2012
Cal Ripken Jr., right, owner of the Aberdeen IronBirds, and his brother, Bill, walking off the field with their mother, Vi, after she threw out the ceremomial first pitch in 2002 prior to the team’s season-opening debut at the new Ripken Stadium in Aberdeen, Md. Police say Cal Ripken Jr.’s mother is safe after an armed man abducted her from her home northeast of Baltimore.
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Cal Ripken Jr.’s 74-year-old mother was found with her hands bound in the back seat of her car Wednesday after being kidnapped at gunpoint a day earlier at her home outside Baltimore and driven around blindfolded by her abductor, police and neighbors said.