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Adam Jones won the auction for Cal Ripken Jr.'s decked-out mansion

In February, it was announced that Orioles Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Jr.'s estate outside of Baltimore would be up for auction. Ripken bought the property in 1984 and built his mansion on it in '87. In other words, this is where Ripken lived for the majority of his career.
The auction for the mansion took place on May 12. On Friday, The Athletic reported that Orioles outfielder Adam Jones was the winning bidder for an undisclosed price. The auction had eight bidders and the estate sold in 17 minutes. Jones is one of the most iconic Orioles since Ripken, so it is only fitting that he would be the one to win the auction for the Hall of Famer's property.
The only question remaining is how many pies will be needed to celebrate Jones' purchase.

Aside from the obvious cachet of living in a house custom-made for one of the greatest baseball players of all time, the 24-acre property is pretty nice in its own right.
In addition to what may be described as typical mansion features like six bedrooms, 10 full bathrooms, an in-home theatre and a pool, Ripken's estate also has some baseball-centric features -- from a batting cage and a locker room to a full-sized baseball field designed by Ripken himself.