| Jul 4, 2011
| 6:38 PM
He is Mr. November, and every other month in which Major League Baseball is played.
He has more hits than Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig, a higher career batting average than Mickey Mantle and a higher postseason average than Joe DiMaggio.
And it won't be...
| Oct 27, 2011
| 12:27 PM
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...
| Oct 30, 2011
| 5:00 AM
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...
| Jul 11, 2011
| 2:59 PM
William Malcolm Pitcher, an insurance firm owner, died of cancer July 5 at Gilchrist Hospice Center in Towson, one of the local charities he assisted during his life. The Brooklandville resident was 83.
Born in Baltimore and raised on Bateman Avenue,...
| Oct 30, 2011
| 9:51 AM
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...
| Oct 31, 2011
| 12:42 PM
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...
| Aug 31, 2011
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...
| Sep 2, 2011
| 1:58 PM
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.
| Sep 7, 2011
| 12:00 PM
1. Please describe your educational and professional background and how it has prepared you to serve on the City Council.
Everything from my education to my professional and political experiences, including one term on City Council, one term in the...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 2:28 PM
September 26, 1961: Roger Maris tied Babe Ruth’s single-season home run mark by hitting his 60th of the season against the Orioles.
| Nov 16, 2011
| 8:03 PM
As part of their 20th anniversary at Camden Yards, the Orioles in 2012 will unveil six statues of the modern franchise's Hall of Famers in a revamped area beyond the bullpens in left-center field.
Each of the six men who have gone into the National...
| Jun 29, 2011
Sometimes in sports, defense is even more important than offense. Defense can intimidate other teams.
Such was the case with Howard High this season and its chief intimidator was senior catcher Kaci Frick, the Columbia Flier/Howard County Times...