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  • There's still a chance to rank The Sun's Top 10 athletes

    There's still a chance to rank The Sun's Top 10 athletes
    There are just a few days left to help us decide how to rank our final Top 10 athletes on our list of 175 top athletes we've been unveiling every Sunday as part of the newspaper's special anniversary. You tell us who should be No. 1. Is it Michael...
  • How the 2012 Orioles' start matches up to other teams in franchise history

    How the 2012 Orioles' start matches up to other teams in franchise history
    In 59 seasons in Baltimore, the Orioles have started with 19 wins or more in their first 28 games only six times -- 1969, 1970, 1992, 1997, 2005 and, now, 2012. The Orioles ran their current winning streak to five games following Sunday's 17-inning...
  • The Top 175: No. 6, Cal Ripken Jr.

    The Top 175: No. 6, Cal Ripken Jr.
    There's the Hall of Fame plaque, the World Series ring and the hardware he won for Rookie of the Year, Most Valuable Player (twice) and countless other accomplishments. Sometimes, Cal Ripken Jr. looks at that stuff and wonders: Is it really mine? "The...
  • Eldersburg man celebrates golden anniversary as Orioles usher

    Eldersburg man celebrates golden anniversary as Orioles usher
    For the past five decades, Gordon Huggins has enjoyed one of the best views in the house. As an usher for the Baltimore Orioles at Memorial Stadium and Oriole Park at Camden Yards, he has witnessed six World Series,Cal Ripken Jr.'s record-setting 2,...
  • Tom Matte deserves spot on greatest list

    How could The Sun produce a historical list of the most outstanding athletes in Maryland's history and not include Tom Matte? I don't even want to guess. One of the criteria was that the player had to have lived in Maryland for three years. Tom Matte has...
  • Brooks Robinson will forever be the Orioles' third baseman

    Brooks Robinson will forever be the Orioles' third baseman
    Brooks Robinson  owned third base. Still does. At his sendoff in 1977 — a "Thanks, Brooks" Day at a packed Memorial Stadium — Robinson's successor, Doug DeCinces, removed third base from its moorings and presented it to the Orioles  veteran....
  • Maryvale makes alcohol awareness mandatory

    Maryvale makes alcohol awareness mandatory
    They have asked a date, found the perfect dress, matched the shoes and made the appointments for hair and nails. But the seniors and their parents at Maryvale Preparatory School must add one more thing to their to-do list before prom night Friday. The...
  • Sports lists: People love 'em, but they cause a lot of fuss

    Driving home Wednesday night after the Al Cesky Awards Banquet, I tuned my car radio to 90.5 WKHS's Ace and The Brain Show (Wednesdays, 8 to 10 p.m, a fine, commercial-free sports/music program that you should check out), and heard an obscure baseball...
  • Explaining the selection process for the Top 175 Md. athletes list

    Explaining the selection process for the Top 175 Md. athletes list
    Three months, one week and two days. That’s how long it took to shape a list, start to finish, of the 175 greatest athletes in Maryland history. The Sun published the rankings today, from top to bottom. Me? I feel like I just completed a daunting...
  • Orioles notes: Bergesen returns to Norfolk, but not as part of 40-man roster

    Orioles notes: Bergesen returns to Norfolk, but not as part of 40-man roster
    WASHINGTON — Once considered a key member of the Orioles' young rotation, right-hander Brad Bergesen will be pitching for Triple-A Norfolk on Sunday without a spot on the organization's 40-man roster. That's something he hasn't done in more than...
  • Brooks Robinson All-Star game set for June 10

    Brooks Robinson All-Star game set for June 10
    The 30 best high school baseball players as selected by the Maryland State Association of Baseball Coaches will be playing in the 31st annual Brooks Robinson All-Star game on Sunday, June 10. Chesapeake-Anne Arundel County coach Ken King, chairman of the...
  • Commentary: Left off one best of list, these Harford athletes haven't been forgotten

    Commentary: Left off one best of list, these Harford athletes haven't been forgotten
    Many of you no doubt saw the popular feature Top Maryland Athletes in Sun History that has appeared on http://www.baltimoresun.com since April. The list was compiled by veteran Sun sportswriter Mike Klingaman in conjunction with The Sun's 175th on May...