| 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...
| Jun 25, 2011
| 6:55 PM
Lara Hall's husband, Jay Hood, recently bought her diamonds for her birthday — baseball diamonds, printed on the pages of a vintage scorebook from the 1960s.
The book, an unused Houston Colt .45s scorekeeping manual, cost Hood about $5 on eBay. For...
| 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...
| 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...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 7:36 AM
Baltimore Colts Hall of Famers Art Donovan, Lenny Moore, Gino Marchetti, Raymond Berry, Weeb Ewbank, John Mackey and Jim Parker will be inducted into the Hall of Legends at the Sports Legends Museum on Dec. 6, the Babe Ruth Birthplace Foundation announced...
| Sep 29, 2011
| 8:25 PM
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...
| Jul 2, 2011
| 8:24 AM
I am having a disturbing recurring thought about the plight of the Baltimore Orioles. If Buck Showalter is not the appointed savior of this franchise, then who is?
Orioles fans are preparing for yet another season of mediocrity as the dog days of the...