Aberdeen will seek buyer for Ripken Stadium, while also managing 2018 events, mayor says

The City of Aberdeen is seeking “an interested party” to purchase Ripken Stadium after the Aberdeen IronBirds’ business entity — and sole tenant of the stadium — declined an offer to purchase the facility for $1, Mayor Patrick McGrady announced Monday evening. The city made the offer, with the full support of the four-member City Council, Oct. 3 following a closed council meeting on how to handle a relationship between Aberdeen and Tufton Professional Baseball, the organization that manages business affairs for the Aberdeen IronBirds. (Aegis)

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