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  • In Ripken's sentimental journey, last chance to play is the real trip

    WHY DID YOU and Cal become such good friends?" a reporter asked Brady Anderson before Cal Ripken's last game last night at Camden Yards. "We're alike," Anderson said. "We're not that sentimental." Suddenly, it was clear how the evening would unfold, and...
  • End of a long Orioles line

    And so it draws to a close. No more "big, round numbers" to chase, no more seasons to anticipate. One more time, the reception he has come to know and many of the faces he has come to recognize during the past 21 years will touch Cal Ripken tonight at...
  • Waiting game is only one O's play

    The Orioles yesterday continued their open-ended series against the surreal. While players gathered inside Camden Yards for an impromptu workout, Baltimore City Fire Department officials instructed the team to postpone last night's game against the...
  • Saying thanks, goodbye to Cal

    Tom Pendleton knew he could make a nice profit by selling his tickets to tonight's game, but for the lifelong Maryland resident and Orioles fan, eBay was never an option. "There was no chance of that," said Pendleton, who was born and raised in Baltimore...
  • Not even iron grip could stop club's slip

    Of all the lessons learned by Cal Ripken, perhaps none was tougher than what came in 1986. That's the year Ripken learned to lose. The Orioles finished last in the American League East, 22 games out of first place. It was the first time since 1967...
  • Season brings out sure-handed production

    Ninth of a series recounting Cal Ripken's 20 major-league seasons. Cal Ripken's 1990 season evolved into a glove story. The Orioles finished nine games below .500 after making an improbable run toward the American League East title the previous summer....
  • 'Why Not?' year opens with bang as O's rebound

    Eighth of a series recounting Cal Ripken's 20 major-league seasons. The healing began with one swing. Cal Ripken's bat met a Roger Clemens fastball, and more than a two-run deficit disappeared. So did the possibility of repeating the previous season's...
  • Orioles announce new plans for Ripken's final home games

    The Orioles announced the revised schedule of events for Cal Ripken's final home games Oct. 1-6 against Toronto and Boston. October The Orioles have produced a farewell commemorative book that chronicles Ripken's career. The book, the only retrospective...
  • Kind words for Murray, the man of few words

    AN OLD FRIEND of Eddie Murray's has already penned the former Oriole's induction speech for this summer's Baseball Hall of Fame ceremony. The ballots were released Sunday, and results of voting will be made public on Jan. 7. In Boston, where Charles...
  • Switch-hitting experiment paid off

    The Orioles knew they had something special at Double-A Asheville in 1975, even if Eddie Murray wasn't showing it at the plate. He was 19 then, and the accolades were already piling up, so this hardly seemed like the time for drastic measures or new...
  • Eddie Murray at a glance

    At a glance Born Feb. 24, 1956 in Los Angeles Played 21 seasons (1977-1997) With Orioles from 1977-1988, 1996 Orioles coach, 1998-2001 Current batting coach of Cleveland Indians Wife Janice, daughters Jordan and Jessica Records, honors and...
  • Orioles at loss if makeups missed

    Next to an injured superstar, there are few things as costly to a major-league baseball team as a canceled game - except maybe two canceled games. Wednesday's train wreck that tied up much of downtown Baltimore forced the postponement of a split...