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Cal Ripken looking to sell majority interest in Aberdeen IronBirds

Cal Ripken looking to sell majority interest in Aberdeen IronBirds

Cal Ripken Jr. is considering selling his majority interest in the Aberdeen IronBirds, but the Baltimore Orioles Hall of Famer remains committed to his Harford County hometown and will continue to operate his stadium complex and to focus on his core mission of youth baseball, a spokesman said Friday.

Shopping the minor league team, which Ripken and his brother, Billy Ripken, also a former Orioles player, acquired in 2002, is in the discussion stage, according to John Maroon, spokesman for Ripken Baseball. Ripken Baseball wants to maintain a minority interest in the team.

"There's no for sale sign, it's not a public sale. They are looking for a strategic partner to bring...

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