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Mike Klingaman

Writer

A sports enterprise reporter for The Baltimore Sun, Mike Klingaman writes human-interest stories, historical profiles and a weekly retrospective called “The Sun Remembers.” He won the 1995 Associated Press Sports Editors feature writing award for a piece on Cal Ripken Jr. and was one of three finalists for the 1985 Pulitzer Prize in Specialized Reporting. A native of Catonsville, he is an avid, if oft-frustrated gardener who, for 10 years, wrote a nationally-syndicated column, "The Real Dirt."

Recent Articles

  • Former Colts star Andy Nelson gets surprise for his 84th birthday

    Former Colts star Andy Nelson gets surprise for his 84th birthday

    Rick Volk, former Colts safety, and Glenn Murphy, a diehard fan, surprised Andy Nelson Friday to mark the former All-Pro safety’s 84th birthday at his barbecue restaurant in Cockeysville. Nelson, one of the oldest living Colts, played for Baltimore from 1957 to 1963 and starred on both the 1958...

  • When the Orioles played at Union Park

    When the Orioles played at Union Park

    It took nearly three years and $110 million to build Oriole Park at Camden Yards. Union Park, home of the celebrated 19th-century Orioles, went up in 17 days at a cost of $7,500. Built in a jiffy in 1891, that stadium served Baltimore’s first championship baseball team, which captured three straight...

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