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  • League of Dreams gives disabled kids of all stripes a chance to play ball

    League of Dreams gives disabled kids of all stripes a chance to play ball
    During last week's Cal Ripken Major/70 World Series at the Ripken Academy in Aberdeen, a few dozen disabled children were afforded the opportunity to play ball, a chance that might not have been there were it not for the League of Dreams program....
  • Orioles notebook: Guthrie asks fans whether he should keep Flanagan's number

    Orioles notebook: Guthrie asks fans whether he should keep Flanagan's number
    Right-hander Jeremy Guthrie is trying to decide whether he should keep the only uniform number he has known as an Oriole, No. 46, or switch to something else to honor the late Mike Flanagan. And Guthrie wants as much feedback as possible. "I really just...
  • New book of old photographs reveals county history

    Some of Howard County's history is hidden, concealed within the development that has transformed the county from rural farmland and forest into thriving suburbia. Some of the county's history is gone, buildings disappearing due to disaster, demolition...
  • This day in Orioles history: September 6

    September 6, 1995: Cal Ripken set his famous record for consecutive games played at 2,131, but you knew that.
  • Catcher Matt Wieters says pitcher Brian Matusz will rebound from rough year

    Catcher Matt Wieters says pitcher Brian Matusz will rebound from rough year
    A lifelong dream wasn't fulfilled when Jonathan Schoop and Tim Bascom stepped out onto the infield grass at Camden Yards and were greeted by a thundering ovation from the Orioles faithful. However, being named Baltimore's 2011 organizational players of...
  • Frank Robinson makes his pitch at President's Cup

    Frank Robinson makes his pitch at President's Cup
    Hall of Famer Frank Robinson threw out the ceremonial first pitch at Saturday's championship game of the second annual President's Cup -- the high school baseball tournament conceived by Baltimore City Council president Jack Young. Robinson met with...
  • A fixture on the mound and in the booth, Palmer to become a permanent part of Camden Yards on Saturday

    A fixture on the mound and in the booth, Palmer to become a permanent part of Camden Yards on Saturday
    Four years into his major league career, Jim Palmer had gone from being a 19-year-old phenom to a World Series hero who outpitched Sandy Koufax before his 21st birthday to a sore-armed 23-year old trying to figure out a suddenly clouded future. Sidelined...
  • Nick Markakis powers Orioles to 3-2 win over Angels in 10 innings

    Nick Markakis powers Orioles to 3-2 win over Angels in 10 innings
    Manager Buck Showalter was gone from the Orioles’ 3-2, 10th-inning, sweep-busting victory over the Los Angeles Angels by the sixth inning Sunday, long before Nick Markakis had two key hits to guarantee the club a winning record on what could have...
  • Aberdeen: City preparing for Cal Ripken World Series parade

    Everyone loves a parade and when it involves the Cal Ripken World Series, it will certainly be special! The date for the parade is Aug. 11 in downtown Aberdeen. It will be held for the approximately 20 teams from different states and countries. Entry...
  • Tottenham's trip to Baltimore will be homecoming of sorts

    Tottenham's trip to Baltimore will be homecoming of sorts
    As an 18-year old coming to the United States from England to play college soccer, Darren Eales figured the competition was not going to be as stiff as what he had faced in the motherland. "It's fair to say that when I played 20 years ago, there was a...
  • 'A Bronx Tale' cast will reunite at Chazz: A Bronx Original

    'A Bronx Tale' cast will reunite at Chazz: A Bronx Original
    Cast members from 1993's "A Bronx Tale" will reunite with Chazz Palminteri at Chazz: A Bronx Original on Monday night for a special fundraising happy hour. "A Bronx Tale" was the movie adaptation of Palminteri's one-man stage show of the same name....
  • Five for Friday: The most mediocre baseball players of the 1990s

    Five for Friday: The most mediocre baseball players of the 1990s
    When you think about baseball in the 1990s, names like Ken Griffey Jr. and Cal Ripken come to mind. Yet, there were so many classic, run of the mill, and mediocre ballplayers in that time as well. Here are some of the most average to grace professional...