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  • From Scores to a mechanical bull, sailors delight in Baltimore's charms

    From Scores to a mechanical bull, sailors delight in Baltimore's charms
    It didn't take Canadian seaman Richard Thompson long to get quite a bit of Baltimore under his shiny gold belt. Tapas at Harborplace. Shopping for sunglasses. And a beery romp with some American sailors at Power Plant Live that left him with a different...
  • From Atlanta: In the middle of a parking lot, a tribute to history

    From Atlanta: In the middle of a parking lot, a tribute to history
    Across from Turner Field, the home of the Braves, a parking lot sits on the old site of Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium. The concrete outer facade of the stadium is still there, and there is brick to outline of the old field. Metal squares show where the...
  • The Sun remembers this week in sports: June 17-23

    The Sun remembers this week in sports: June 17-23
    June 19, 1980: Running the bases against the Oakland A's, the Orioles' John Lowenstein is drilled in the neck with the ball and collapses. Carried off on a stretcher to polite applause, he suddenly sits bolt upright, raises his arms and clenches both...
  • Back Story: Is the Sports Legends Museum haunted?

    Back Story: Is the Sports Legends Museum haunted?
    Bolton Hill baseball and travel writer Charlie Vascellaro normally can be found hanging out at ballparks. So the opportunity to spend a night in late April at the Sports Legends Museum at Camden Station after hearing tales about ghostly occupants was...
  • About the Sports Legends Museum

    Located adjacent to Oriole Park, Sports Legends Museum at Camden Yards consists of 22,000 square feet of artifacts and interactive exhibits profiling Maryland's storied sports history. Whether it's a walk down memory lane honoring the players, teams...
  • History shows baseball will bounce back

    Baseball is no stranger to scandal and unsavory history. One of its earliest superstars, Cap Anson, perpetuated a culture of fierce segregation that scarred the game for decades. Another early great, "Shoeless Joe" Jackson, was one of eight Chicago...
  • '07's oral report

    "She looked at me with this look, like, 'Mom, are you dumb or what?' She said, 'These are my friends. I want to be with them.'" Deborah McFadden, whose wheelchair athlete daughter, Tatyana, has challenged the Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic...
  • A tight-knit city community

    Tucked between Pratt Street, Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Russell Street, the Ridgely's Delight neighborhood has provided shelter to residents of diverse backgrounds since the early 19th century. With its name derived from a plantation owned by...
  • Griffey's 600th homer prompts 'What if'?

     
    It's a little strange to say of a guy who just joined one of the most exclusive groups in baseball history, 'What if,' but that's exactly the case concerning Ken Griffey Jr., who hit his 600th career home run yesterday......
  • Ripken Baseball, Under Armour to form partnership

    Two of the best-known sports brands in Maryland - Ripken Baseball Inc. and Under Armour - are forming a business alliance that will be unveiled at a news conference Wednesday at the Sports Legends Museum at Camden Yards. Ripken Baseball is a marketing...
  • Ravens' Grubbs knows what it means to give back

    Ravens' Grubbs knows what it means to give back
    The world has been pretty chaotic lately. The financial markets are in turmoil, 401(k)'s have evaporated, the Obamas and the Clintons are suddenly best of friends, teenage vampire literature is all the rage, the auto industry is on the verge of...
  • Phelps joins pool of SI Sportsmen of Year

    Even though Michael Phelps is taking a break from the pool, he's still picking up honors. The Rodgers Forge native yesterday became the first swimmer named Sports Illustrated'sSportsman of the Year. He's just the third athlete from Maryland to be so...