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Aberdeen IronBirds stadium to get new name
Aberdeen IronBirds stadium to get new name

Ripken Baseball said Monday it has reached an agreement to grant naming rights for Ripken Stadium — home of the minor-league Aberdeen IronBirds — to Leidos, a large national security contractor. The family name of Orioles Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Jr. is not disappearing from the 13-year-old venue, which will be called "Leidos Field at Ripken Stadium." "We'll never abandon the brand," said Tim Lewis, president of Ripken Baseball. "It's such a powerful, iconic brand, and it's what attracts so many of our corporate and strategic partners. This partnership is with an organization that has consistent values." Terms of the multiyear...