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  • More strange doings in Birdland

    More strange doings in Birdland
    When you look back on the Orioles' surprising season, one game stands out. The marathon game against the Boston Red Sox on May 6 was so strange and wonderful that it had a lot of people already wondering if this was going to be 1989 all over again. The...
  • Cal Ripken will help your kid fight bullies

    Cal Ripken will help your kid fight bullies
    Cal Ripken Jr.will not come to your kid's school and help him polish off a bully. What exactly do you want for $16.99? But with his latest children's book, the Hall of Famer hopes he can arm your kids, informationally, with what they need to handle...
  • Andino, Orioles not stopping to look back at last year's walk-off finale

    Andino, Orioles not stopping to look back at last year's walk-off finale
    Second baseman Robert Andino and his band of upstart, red-hot, second-place Orioles swear they're facing just another tough divisional rival on the road this weekend. It's not a big deal, Andino says, that Friday will be the first time his club plays a...
  • Camden Yards, the stadium that changed baseball and Baltimore, turns 20

    Camden Yards, the stadium that changed baseball and Baltimore, turns 20
    Clearly, brick and steel age more gracefully than the rest of us, because Oriole Park is about to celebrate its 20th birthday on Opening Day Friday and who can believe it is already the 10th-oldest ballpark in the major leagues? Time does fly, in this...
  • Brooks Robinson immortalized with Baltimore statue

    Brooks Robinson immortalized with Baltimore statue
    One of this town’s all-time sports greats joined Babe Ruth and Johnny Unitas today as athletes immortalized with statues in Baltimore. And with the grace that made him perhaps the best defensive third baseman in the history of baseball, former...
  • No. 1: Babe Ruth's legend and legacy spans generations

    No. 1: Babe Ruth's legend and legacy spans generations
    They pass through the tiny row home at a steady clip, 50,000 pilgrims a year on a mission to visit their mecca. Here, in a second-floor bedroom of a narrow little residence on Emory Street, on a bitter cold day in 1895, George Herman Ruth was born....
  • Dale pales in comparison

    Certainly there have been worse transactions in the history of sports. Take your pick: The Red Sox selling Babe Ruth so they could finance a Broadway musical. The Baltimore Colts forcibly dumping pouty Sanford rookie QB John Elway for Mark Hermann and...
  • Lola Baxter

    Lola Baxter
    Lola M. Baxter, a retired telephone operator and receptionist who greeted guests at the WMAR television studios, died of complications from a broken hip Aug. 26 at Gilchrist Hospice Care of Howard County. She was 101 and had lived in Towson. Born Lola...
  • Plans announced for statue honoring Brooks Robinson

    Plans announced for statue honoring Brooks Robinson
    Baltimoreans can rejoice. Brooks is back. On Monday the Dorothy L. and Henry A. Rosenberg Jr. Foundation along with The Babe Ruth Birthplace Foundation announced that construction is underway for a statue honoring legendary Orioles third baseman Brooks...
  • Did you hear, football is back?

    Football is back! The best three words in the world, right? Here's three more words that many probably thought and even spoke. Who really cares? I mean seriously, did you really think there could be no NFL this year? If you did, wake up. But let's...
  • Prosecutor uses memorabilia to help witnesses, victims relax

    Prosecutor uses memorabilia to help witnesses, victims relax
    When he and his staff moved back into their offices in the Carroll Building last year after a renovation, Howard County State's Attorney Dario Broccolino noticed how bare the walls were and how lifeless the place seemed. It had been a while since the...
  • Robinson to join Johnny U, the Babe with statue near stadiums

    Robinson to join Johnny U, the Babe with statue near stadiums
    As artist Joseph Sheppard pondered creating a statue of one of baseball's icons, one image of Brooks Robinson kept flashing through his mind: having stabbed a scorching grounder, the Orioles' third baseman readies to throw out the runner at first. Eyes...