VIDEO: Emotional Ripken Recalls Night His Mom Was Abducted

Cal Ripken talks about his initial reaction to learning his mother was abducted.

Cal Ripken has publicly shown his emotion only a few times.

Friday was one of those days.

Baseball's IronMan paused and collected his thoughts while his eyes began to well up during a Friday news conference when discussing his mother's abduction last week.

» Follow the Vi Ripken case here.

Violet Ripken, 74, was taken from her home by a man hiding in her garage between 7 and 8 a.m. on July 24, and returned unharmed to her neighborhood, where she was found tied up in her car around 6:15 a.m. on July 25, police said.

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