| Mar 9, 2012
| 8:09 AM
March 2 marked what would have been Theodor Geisel's 108th birthday, but he is better known as Dr. Seuss. Events have been taking place around the country to honor this beloved writer. Here, in Ellicott City, two schools planned Dr. Seuss themed events....
| Nov 25, 2011
| 12:54 PM
News reports this month about the return next season of a slightly altered Oriole bird to players' caps for the first time since 1992 brought to mind its creator, longtime Baltimore Sun cartoonist James Adams Hartzell, who introduced the original bird...
| Mar 17, 2012
The new ABC reality TV series "Ball Boys" opens with the motto: "Every great moment in sports leaves something behind."
This network series set in a Baltimore sports memorabilia shop tells the stories of what happens to some of the stuff left behind....
| Mar 15, 2012
| 3:45 PM
About this time five years ago, Scott Beerer, a second-round pick who once could throw a fastball in the mid-90s, walked out of Colorado Rockies minor league spring training camp prepared for life after baseball.
He was tired of pitching, tired of living...
| Dec 5, 2011
| 9:45 PM
Sitting on stage alongside his aging teammates, having dinner during the Sports Legend Museum induction at Martin's West Tuesday night, 85-year-old Gino Marchetti will chew on this:
"It's amazing to me that, after all these years, people are still...
| Dec 19, 2011
| 9:32 AM
The Orioles announced some improvements/changes to Camden Yards today.
As previously reported, the Orioles will honor their six Hall of Famers with bronze statues in a picnic grove beyond the batter’s eye wall in center field this year. The statues...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 12:34 PM
What a wonderful opportunity for a big event for the entire family and free! From Aug. 10 to 19, there will be plenty of excitement of baseball for everybody at Ripken Stadium in Aberdeen.
This Aberdeen-based event is the foremost international amateur...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 3:00 AM
There is no Red Sox- or Cubs-style curse on the Orioles – nothing involving Babe Ruth, “No, No, Nanette” or a malodorous goat. At least not that I know of.
But we all know the Orioles haven’t won since 1997. That sure was an...
| Jul 1, 2012
| 12:27 PM
July 7, 2001: Brady Anderson's bases-loaded triple gives the slumping Orioles a 4-3 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies before an announced 49,072, then the largest gathering to see a regular-season game at Camden Yards. "That's the first big base...
| May 3, 2012
| 4:13 AM
A former 40-year veteran employee of the National Archives who admitted stealing historical treasures, including Herbert Morison's report of the 1937 Hindenburg crash and a Bob Hope performance, is to be sentenced today.
Prosecutors said that among the...
| Jul 8, 2012
| 1:43 PM
July 9, 1997: Roland "Bud" Slimmer Jr. of Lutherville lays the first of 1.2 million bricks for the Ravens' new stadium at Camden Yards. "This is all becoming a routine," said Slimmer, a 68-year-old mason who had helped construct Memorial Stadium, which...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 6:56 PM
A renowned city architect designed St. Peter the Apostle Church 170 years ago. Irish laborers dug the foundation by hand, donating their labor to build it. And its early parishioners spared no expense in adorning their house of worship. They installed...