Cal Ripken's mother safe after abduction
ABERDEEN, Md. -- A major league baseball legend's mother is safe this morning after being abducted from her Maryland home.
Authorities found Cal Ripken Jr.'s mother, Vi Ripken, unharmed. Police say a man showed up at her home Tuesday morning with a gun, forced her into a vehicle, and drove off.
Multiple police departments investigated the kidnapping after reports of a suspicious vehicle. Right now they have no motive.
Ripken, the former Baltimore Orioles shortstop, is in the MLB Baseball Hall of Fame.
He's best known for breaking Lou Gehrig’s record for playing in the most consecutive major league games.