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Babe Ruth

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  • Fond memories of HR king

    NEW YORK — Fifty years later, Sal Durante admitted he was so short, he needed to stand on his seat to catch that ball — the one hit by Roger Maris, a man whose stature just keeps growing. There was only admiration Saturday at Yankee Stadium...
  • 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...
  • National Archives employee pleads guilty to stealing recordings

    A National Archives and Records Administration employee pleaded guilty Tuesday to embezzling government property — including a recording of Babe Ruth's voice — and selling it on eBay, the Maryland U.S. attorney's office announced. Leslie...
  • 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...
  • Art investigators: Saving the country's cultural heritage, one recovered work at a time

    Art investigators: Saving the country's cultural heritage, one recovered work at a time
    When Paul Brachfeld heard about the heist of historic documents in Baltimore this summer, the National Archives inspector general acted quickly. First, he checked his records to see if the suspects — Barry Landau, a well-known collector, and his...
  • James Hall Bready

    James Hall Bready
    James Hall Bready, an Evening Sun editorial writer for more than three decades and originator of the "Books and Authors" column that was published in The Baltimore Sun for nearly 50 years, died Saturday of renal failure at Gilchrist Hospice Care in...
  • O's website, run by MLB, had team taking credit for Brooks Robinson statue

    O's website, run by MLB, had team taking credit for Brooks Robinson statue
    Visitors to the Orioles’ official website on Thursday morning were greeted by a picture of the nine-foot bronze statue of Brooks Robinson that was unveiled across the street from Oriole Park at Camden Yards on Saturday. “Statue for Robinson...
  • What's in a nickname?

    What's in a nickname?
    A-Rod. K-Rod. F-Rod. I-Rod. B-Rob. We are not living in the Golden Age of sports nicknames. J-Roll. O-Dog. T-Mac. D-Wade. These are not nicknames; they're contractions, abbreviations. Crowned "King James" at the outset of a career that has yet to see him...
  • Maryland State Athletic Hall of Fame to induct All-Star class next month

    Maryland State Athletic Hall of Fame to induct All-Star class next month
    Organizers of the Maryland State Athletic Hall of Fame are looking for ways to rejuvenate a proud institution that has been around since 1956. They're hoping this helps: one of the Hall's most star-studded classes will be inducted at an upcoming ceremony...
  • 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...