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  • Ripken turns tribute into celebration of current Orioles

    Ripken turns tribute into celebration of current Orioles
    It all seemed so right. The Orioles long ago chose Thursday night to unveil Cal Ripken's statue at Oriole Park because of the obvious connection to what happened here on the same date 17 years ago, but they could not have known it would be so perfectly...
  • Ripken statue unveiled during Thursday ceremony at packed Camden Yards

    If the term "mob scene" could be applied to a joyous event, such as that of a beloved local ballplayer being immortalized with a bronze statue of his likeness being installed at the park where he spent half of his Hall of Fame career, then the scene at...
  • Baseball's strike zone is the hotly contested center of the game

    Baseball's strike zone is the hotly contested center of the game
    The heater rides in at 91 miles an hour, belt-high and straight, giving Orioles hitter Matt Wieters a good view of what looks like a strike in the making. As it reaches the plate, it dives toward the ground. No mortal can say for sure whether the...
  • Brooks Robinson rebounding from health scares, excited for sculpture unveiling

    Brooks Robinson rebounding from health scares, excited for sculpture unveiling
    You see the jerseys every time the Orioles play at Camden Yards, often on boys born 20 years after the man shelved his famous mitt — No. 5. Robinson. The combination of that name and that number will always stir the souls of those who watched...
  • Covering Earl Weaver was never, ever dull

    Covering Earl Weaver was never, ever dull
    Earl Weaver was some piece of work. And I mean that in the best possible way. Life was never dull if you were anywhere within the orbit of the Hall of Fame manager, who ruled the Orioles' dugout for 17 seasons and will have his bronze statue unveiled...
  • Poll: Which sportscasters love/hate Baltimore?

    Poll: Which sportscasters love/hate Baltimore?
    From the Z on TV blog: With the Baltimore Ravens about to play another nationally televised game Monday, a reader of Z on TV suggests we do a poll asking the question: Are there any national sportscasters who are pro-Baltimore? And if so, who are they?...
  • Weaver's larger-than-life presence will be seen in Camden Yards sculpture

    Weaver's larger-than-life presence will be seen in Camden Yards sculpture
    As a manager, Earl Weaverappeared larger than life, piloting the Orioles to four American League pennants and the 1970 world championship. So it seems only fitting that his statue, which will be unveiled Saturday at Camden Yards, will be taller than the...
  • Tickets remain for Saturday's O's-Indians game

    Tickets remain for Saturday's O's-Indians game
    Tickets remain for Saturday's Baltimore Orioles-Cleveland Indians game, according to the Orioles. The game is scheduled to start at 4:05 p.m. Prior to the game, at about 2:15 p.m., the Orioles will have a ceremony unveiling the statue of former manager...
  • My first encounter with the Earl of Baltimore

    My first encounter with the Earl of Baltimore
        Orioles catcher Matt Wieters probably didn't realize it at the time, but he delivered a nice tribute to Hall of Fame manager Earl Weaver when he launched that three-run home run onto Eutaw Street on Friday night to help propel the O's to a 9-8 victory...
  • Eddie Murray declines to comment on investigation

    Eddie Murray declines to comment on investigation
    Hall-of-Famer Eddie Murray declined all comment when asked Saturday about being investigated by the federal government as part of an insider trading operation that involved Murray’s former Orioles teammate Doug DeCinces. Murray has not been charged...
  • Time with Orioles stands out most for Frank Robinson

    Time with Orioles stands out most for Frank Robinson
    As a player and manager, Frank Robinson represented seven major league organizations in eight cities. These days, he lives about 2,700 miles away in the Los Angeles area and makes it back to Baltimore only about two or three times a year. But when...
  • Orioles unveil statue of Frank Robinson

    Orioles unveil statue of Frank Robinson
    Through the raindrops, the Orioles honored Hall of Famer Frank Robinson, unveiling a statue of the Orioles great beyond the left-center-field fence at Camden Yards, kicking off a season-long celebration honoring the club's six Hall of Famers. Those in...