| Aug 2, 2014
| 6:13 PM
A century ago in spring training, a rawboned Orioles rookie stepped to the plate, swung from the heels and hit a fastball deep to right field. The ball landed in a rut in a cornfield, more than 400 feet from home plate.
In Fayetteville, N.C., a historic...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 1:57 PM
Babe Ruth made his major league debut for the Boston Red Sox 100 years ago Friday, tossing seven innings and allowing two earned runs in a 4-3 win over the Cleveland Naps.
A century and one day later, in the Great Bambino's hometown of Baltimore, an...
| May 20, 2014
| 6:02 AM
There were no somber crowds, no guest tents, no military musicians or American Gold Star mothers, not even flags on the flagpoles, as Alan Walden toured the Circle of the Immortals at Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens on a chilly, misty morning, two weeks...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 1:56 PM
Orioles center fielder Adam Jones will receive this year's Babe Ruth Museum Community Service Award on Thursday during the annual Babe's Birthday Bash.
Each year, the Babe Ruth Birthplace Foundation gives the award to recognize "an active or former...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 11:41 AM
The Babe Ruth Birthplace Foundation, Inc., will honor Orioles center fielder Adam Jones for his community service on Feb. 6 during "Babe's Birthday Bash," the organization announced Tuesday.
Jones will receive the 2014 Babe Ruth Museum Community Service...
| Jul 5, 2013
Monday, July 8
Movie time The Columbia Association's Summer Lakefront Film Festival continues with "Journey 2: The Mysterious Island" (rated PG) at 8 p.m. at the Columbia Town Center Lakefront off Little Patuxent Parkway. Admission and parking are free....
| Jul 10, 2013
| 8:45 AM
Babe Ruth's 1927 record-setting home-run bat will be on display for Howard County baseball fans Friday at the Miller Branch Library in Ellicott City.
The event, from 7-9 p.m. in the library's first-floor meeting rooms, will feature Ruth's bat —...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 3:30 AM
Happy 40th Birthday Dunloggin Middle School. In 1973, Principal March Girod opened the doors to Ellicott City's Dunloggin Middle, welcoming students to their brand new school.
"It was an exciting time. The neighborhood was flooded with families who...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 12:21 PM
The year was 1959. I was 12 and shy to a fault. But an almost close encounter with my baseball hero, Gus Triandos, would change my life forever.
Big Gus exploded onto the Baltimore baseball landscape, and into the lives of countless youngsters like me,...
| Mar 2, 2013
| 8:11 AM
For Baltimore baseball fans inspired by the Orioles' surprising success last year, spring training couldn't have come soon enough. Those who never wanted that magic season to end along with newbie Birds fans are already flocking in droves to the team's...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 9:13 AM
Schools and government offices aren't the only things closing down in anticipation of today's snowstorm. Here is a partial list, continually being updated, of cultural and commercial institutions shutting down for the day.
The American Visionary Art...
| May 22, 2012
| 4:52 PM
When Jon Miller arrived in Baltimore in 1983 to call Orioles games on the radio, the city was thriving.
People packed restaurants and bars every night.
The Orioles served as the primary reason for that, and later that year — the beloved...