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  • As Orioles, fans honor Brooks Robinson, all he can do is offer thanks

    As Orioles, fans honor Brooks Robinson, all he can do is offer thanks
    Typical Brooks. Everybody who was anybody in Orioles history showed up to honor him when the Orioles unveiled his statue on the center field plaza Saturday at Camden Yards, and all he wanted to do was thank everybody else and turn his ceremony into a...
  • Transcript of Brooks Robinson's speech at sculpture unveiling ceremony

    Transcript of Brooks Robinson's speech at sculpture unveiling ceremony
    Following is a transcript of Brooks Robinson's speech at his sculpture unveiling ceremony Saturday at Camden Yards. “Thank you, thank you, and I promise you, this will be the last ‘thank you’ of my career. I know Paul Blair, the last...
  • Angelos resists spotlight despite Orioles' turnaround

    Angelos resists spotlight despite Orioles' turnaround
    Peter Angelos' ownership of the Orioles seemed to hit a new low last fall when two well-respected candidates spurned the chance to become his top baseball executive. Fans rolled their eyes and bit their lips when Angelos settled for Dan Duquette, who had...
  • Down the Stretch (Sept. 30)

    Down the Stretch (Sept. 30)
    [Down the stretch is a daily Orioles Insider blog that will set up the coming day for the O's and their American League competition as the push for the postseason continues.] About last night O's beat Red Sox and move into a tie for 1st place Brooks...
  • Roger Clemens says he doesn't envision returning to the majors this season

    Roger Clemens says he doesn't envision returning to the majors this season
    YORK, Pa. – Roger Clemens  is scheduled to pitch again for the independent Sugar Land Skeeters on Friday in Texas, but he doesn’t expect to return to the majors this season. “I don’t see it happening. Everybody is speculating...
  • Brooks Robinson excited about O's, says he'll be here for Ripken unveiling

    Brooks Robinson excited about O's, says he'll be here for Ripken unveiling
    Orioles Hall of Famer Brooks Robinson, who has been dealing with myriad health issues, was in York, Pa., on Tuesday to attend Roger Clemens’ press conference. Robinson, who made his pro debut in York in 1955 before joining the Orioles that season,...
  • Orioles finally get a crack at their long-time tormenters from New York

    Orioles finally get a crack at their long-time tormenters from New York
    Against anyone else, it would have seemed preposterous when the 12-year-old boy's hand reached into the field of play to change the course of the Orioles' 1996 playoff run. Against the New York Yankees? Jeffrey Maier was just another chapter in a long...
  • Orioles beat Red Sox, move into tie with Yankees for first in AL East

    Orioles beat Red Sox, move into tie with Yankees for first in AL East
    On a day honoring arguably the greatest third baseman of all time -- legendary Orioles Hall of Famer Brooks Robinson -- the rookie phenom now patrolling the hot corner for Baltimore showed a little of what he can do. Twenty-year-old third baseman Manny...
  • Orioles notes: After sitting Sunday, Thome gets the call to start vs. Pettitte

    Orioles notes: After sitting Sunday, Thome gets the call to start vs. Pettitte
    Orioles manager Buck Showalter said it was a difficult decision to not start veteran designated hitter Jim Thome, the club's most experience postseason player, in Sunday's American League Division Series opener at Camden Yards againtst New York Yankees...
  • Brooks Robinson complimentary of Orioles 3B Manny Machado

    Brooks Robinson complimentary of Orioles 3B Manny Machado
    As Orioles Hall of Famer Brooks Robinson addressed the fans as Camden Yards, calling them friends instead of fans, rookie third baseman Manny Machado stood next to manager Buck Showalter listening intently. The Orioles' 20-year-old phenom then ran onto...
  • Manny and Brooks: Orioles third basemen present and past

    Manny and Brooks: Orioles third basemen present and past
    We reporters are pretty predictable. The obvious story line rarely escapes us. So when Manny Machado, the Orioles’ 20-year-old rookie third baseman hits a game-winning homer in the seventh and makes two good plays on defense on the night the...
  • Orioles fans snatch up tickets for final homestand, playoffs

    Orioles fans snatch up tickets for final homestand, playoffs
    The Orioles are expecting their largest late-September crowds in years when the team comes home next week for a final push to the playoffs. Tens of thousands of fans have bought tickets over the last two weeks for the series against the Toronto Blue Jays...