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Mike Klingaman


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

  • Priceless to painful

    Priceless to painful

    1950s 1952: Maryland's football team upsets No. 1-ranked Tennessee, 28-13, in the New Year's Day Sugar Bowl, capping a 10-0 season. 1953: Baltimore receives an NFL franchise and names the team the Colts. 1954: The Orioles return to Baltimore and the American League after a 52-year absence. 1958: The...

  • The Sun Remembers: Oct. 23-29

    The Sun Remembers: Oct. 23-29

    Oct. 27, 2006: Matthew Centrowitz of Broadneck wins the Anne Arundel County boys cross country championship, finishing the 3-mile race 45 seconds ahead of his nearest challenger.