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  • 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....
  • Athletes may be overpaid, but don't call them lazy

    Milling about the club level of Ripken Stadium on Monday morning, awaiting the Aberdeen IronBirds' media day activities to begin, I was surrounded by members of this year's team who had been requested by myself and other attending journalists to sit and...
  • Walters welcomes heavenly bodies

    Walters welcomes heavenly bodies
    To understand the appeal of sacred relics, which have caused wars and attracted devout pilgrims for nearly a millennium, look no further than Babe Ruth's bat. Baseball fans in Baltimore forked over $10 last week to hold the Sultan of Swat's 32-ounce club...
  • Cal Ripken World Series begins today

    Cal Ripken World Series begins today
    It's year No. 12 overall and the ninth in Aberdeen for the Cal Ripken World Series which begins today (Friday) at the Ripken Baseball Academy in Aberdeen. Game action gets under way Saturday with the first of five straight days of pool play for the 16...
  • Cal Ripken World Series opens in Aberdeen

    Cal Ripken World Series opens in Aberdeen
    The Cal Ripken World Series opened for the 12th time Friday night, the ninth time in Aberdeen, with a ceremony in front of hundreds of fans from the United States and other countries at the Ripken Academy in Aberdeen. Players, coaches, ambassadors and...
  • This Day in Orioles History: April 22

    April 22, 1914: Babe Ruth made his pitching debut for the International League’s Orioles. The 19-year-old allowed six hits as Baltimore beat Buffalo, 6-0. Ruth also had two hits.
  • Fans gather from around the world for Ripken World Series

    Fans gather from around the world for Ripken World Series
    At a sports complex in Aberdeen, families gather from around the world with a common goal, to cheer on their sons, nephews, brothers or friends in a game of baseball. But this baseball isn't the norm. Every summer at the Ripken Youth Baseball Academy, as...
  • Japan will face Kentucky in title game of Ripken World Series today

    Japan will face Kentucky in title game of Ripken World Series today
    Japan continued its dominance at the 2011 Cal Ripken World Series Saturday, claiming the International Championship with a 10-3 win over the Dominican Republic Saturday at Cal Sr.'s Yard. Equally impressive, however, was Ohio Valley Champion Lexington,...
  • Ripken World Series is not the only baseball

    What a week of baseball and such at the Cal Ripken World Series last week in Aberdeen. For a ninth straight year we watched some of the best, mainly 12-year old baseball players, in the world flash some leather for seven days over the eight-day period....