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Family, friends and fans remember Paul Blair, 'an Orioles classic'
Family, friends and fans remember Paul Blair, 'an Orioles classic'

Weeks before he unexpectedly collapsed and died at a Pikesville bowling alley on Dec. 26, former Orioles great Paul Blair spent Thanksgiving with his mother in Southern California. During that time, Blair, according to his niece Anjanette Preston, told his mother, "Mom, I've really had a great life. I am truly blessed. My dream was to grow up and be a baseball star. I got to fulfill my dream, and I am still living my dream. I am happy and content with my life and what I've become." On Friday afternoon, hours after a brutal winter storm hit the East Coast, hundreds gathered at Ruck Towson Funeral Home to celebrate the life of Blair, one of Charm City's ultimate...

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