Daycare worker charged with murder in death of 8-month-old girl

Adam Jones

How a 6-year-old Little Leaguer's playing card ended up in Adam Jones' locker

How a 6-year-old Little Leaguer's playing card ended up in Adam Jones' locker

Emma Short’s favorite baseball player ever is Adam Jones, because he blows bubbles in the outfield and he’s an All-Star and a role model and, yeah, they shared a cool high-five two years ago. But her second-favorite baseball player ever, for now anyway, might be the one she saw Sunday instead of Jones. Because that Oriole, whoever he was, brought her unimaginably closer to her favorite Oriole.

Sunday was Youth Baseball Day at Camden Yards, and Emma, 6, headed down from Elkton with her parents to watch the Orioles play the Toronto Blue Jays. And to see Jones again. In 2015, she met the center fielder on the ballpark’s dugout steps. A shot of their embrace, Jones’ hands slapping hers,...

70°