Orioles right-hander Kevin Gausman raising money for Lousiana flood relief through GoFundMe page
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Jonathan Pitts

Writer

Jonathan Pitts writes about religion, sports, music, medicine and the military – and anything else that touches on the human spirit -- for the Baltimore Sun. Since joining the paper in 1999, he has covered oyster shuckers and opera singers, Deadheads and D-Day vets, sauerkraut and the Scriptures and more, always seeking the enduring in the everyday. The co-author of Baseball Hall of Famer Whitey Herzog’s memoir, “You’re Missin’ a Great Game,” he’s a native of St. Louis and a graduate of Haverford College and the University of Missouri School of Journalism

Recent Articles

  • A 'paradise' amid the rocks and weeds

    A 'paradise' amid the rocks and weeds

    It has been years since visitors to North Gay and Washington in East Baltimore have seen anything much but blight. Boarded-up row houses line the streets. Weeds flourish in sidewalk cracks. But Walker Marsh looked at the Broadway East neighborhood and saw possibility. Marsh, 28, has created a flower...

  • Animal rehabilitator Kathy Woods is a wildlife Florence Nightingale

    Animal rehabilitator Kathy Woods is a wildlife Florence Nightingale

    It's the "insanely busy season" at the largest wildlife rehabilitation center in the Baltimore area. Which means that more than the usual complement of injured and orphaned animals have taken up residence in the basement of Kathy Woods' modest ranch house in the Phoenix woods. Baby sparrows are...

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