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Brooks Robinson

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  • 1954-1959: Year-by-year capsules

    1954-1959: Year-by-year capsules
    1954 Record: 54-100 Place: Seventh in American League Manager: Jimmy Dykes Most Valuable Oriole: Chuck Diering Batting leader: Cal Abrams (.293) Home run leader: Vern Stephens (8) RBI leader: Vern Stephens (46) Wins leader: Bob Turley (14) ERA...
  • Orioles in win-now mode for 2014 as Davis, Wieters, Hardy near free agency

    Orioles in win-now mode for 2014 as Davis, Wieters, Hardy near free agency
    Leave it to Adam Jones to cut past any bromides about staying in the moment. "It is going to be dicey to see what goes on in the next year, year and a half," says the Orioles' All-Star center fielder, preparing for another day's work at the club's...
  • Nothing like Jim Johnson off the mound, Tommy Hunter hopes to produce like him on it

    Nothing like Jim Johnson off the mound, Tommy Hunter hopes to produce like him on it
    SARASOTA, Fla. — If there is one thing you need to know about reliever Tommy Hunter, it is that he is the interpersonal opposite of the guy the Orioles hope he replaces in the critical closer role. Jim Johnson, who last year became the first...
  • A look at Baseball America's Top 10 Orioles prospects

    A look at Baseball America's Top 10 Orioles prospects
    A look at how the Orioles' top 10 prospects, according to Baseball America, fared last season, with a brief analysis on each: 1. RHP Dylan Bundy 2013 statistics: Did not pitch Skinny: Bundy missed the entire 2013 season after Tommy John elbow...
  • Opening Day is magic for fans as weather breaks and Orioles win

    Opening Day is magic for fans as weather breaks and Orioles win
    Two hours before Chris Tillman's first pitch, as the sun poured healing rays onto Eutaw Street and thousands of orange-and-black-clad fans flooded toward the turnstiles, a man in a Brooks Robinson jersey leaned against the No. 5 Hall of Fame sculpture...
  • Fifty years later, 1963 Bullets remember an interesting first season in Baltimore

    Fifty years later, 1963 Bullets remember an interesting first season in Baltimore
    Half a century ago, the Baltimore Bullets came into the world without much fuss. There was no parade for the city's new National Basketball Association team. The opening night crowd fell far short of a sellout. And the Bullets bowed meekly to the world...
  • Former Oriole Paul Blair talks to The Sun in 2010

    Former Oriole Paul Blair talks to The Sun in 2010
    Three days before Christmas, Paul Blair felt the pain. It was as if he’d hit the fence, chest first, while chasing a fly ball. Rushed to Howard County General Hospital, Blair, the former Orioles’ outfielder, learned he had suffered a heart...
  • The Paul Blair factor in a Baltimore household

    The Paul Blair factor in a Baltimore household
    When you grew up in Baltimore, in the late 1970s/early 1980s there were certain things you had to accept or you would never be able to speak at the dinner table. They were truths passed down by my father, brothers and sisters, and though I may not...
  • Frank Robinson talks about the loss of his friend and teammate Paul Blair

    Frank Robinson talks about the loss of his friend and teammate Paul Blair
    When Hall of Famer Frank Robinson joined the Orioles in 1966, he was surprised by the youth the club had in key areas, including then-22-year-old center fielder Paul Blair who would play to Robinson’s right for most of the next six seasons. Blair...
  • Former Orioles recall favorite memories of Paul Blair

    Former Orioles recall favorite memories of Paul Blair
    Few players could maneuver their way around center field at old Memorial Stadium like former Orioles outfielder Paul Blair. The eight Gold Gloves that Blair — who died on Thursday at the age of 69 — won during his time with the great Orioles...
  • Rudolph alight again in Easton

    Rudolph alight again in Easton
    The giant reindeer perched on the shopping center roof, a phone clutched in his hoof, his red nose glowing against the smudgy December sky. Beneath him, a line of children waited for their turn to step into the red telephone booth marked "North Pole"...
  • Wilbur L. Iley

    Wilbur L. Iley
    Wilbur L. Iley, a decorated World War II veteran who worked in the Harford County dairy industry for many years, died Monday of cancer at the Forest Hill Medical and Rehabilitation Center. The Fallston resident was 94. Mr. Iley was born on his family'...