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  • Former Orioles manager Earl Weaver dies at 82

    Former Orioles manager Earl Weaver dies at 82
    Earl Weaver penned his own epitaph. “On my tombstone just write, ‘The sorest loser that ever lived,’ “ he once said. Weaver, the Orioles’ chain-smoking, umpire-baiting, tomato-growing manager who led the team to four...
  • Reaction to Earl Weaver's death

    Reaction to Earl Weaver's death
    Peter Angelos, Orioles managing partner "Earl Weaver stands alone as the greatest manager in the history of the Orioles organization and one of the greatest in the history of baseball. This is a sad day for everyone who knew him and for all Orioles...
  • 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 will celebrate Cal Ripken Jr. (and a pennant race) Thursday

    Orioles will celebrate Cal Ripken Jr. (and a pennant race) Thursday
    The Orioles will unveil a bronze sculpture of Cal Ripken Jr. at Camden Yards on Thursday, the 17th anniversary of the day Ripken broke Lou Gehrig's record for consecutive games played. There was probably a time early in the season when fans expected...
  • Earl Weaver preached moneyball before it became 'Moneyball'

    Earl Weaver preached moneyball before it became 'Moneyball'
    Earl Weaver’s last great season as a manager, 1982, coincided with my first as a young baseball fan, growing up in Baltimore. So in a sense, he has always been the manager — the Platonic ideal of the species — for me. What I didn&...
  • 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...
  • Orioles' All-Star presence proves they 'have really turned the corner'

    Orioles' All-Star presence proves they 'have really turned the corner'
    Eighteen times, he suited up for baseball's All-Star Game. No American Leaguer has played in more. The two trophies Cal Ripken Jr. won as the game's Most Valuable Player gleam, plain to see, in the former Oriole's Reisterstown home. Ripken played in the...
  • Former Orioles manager Earl Weaver remembered at memorial service in Fla.

    Former Orioles manager Earl Weaver remembered at memorial service in Fla.
    During his 17-year managerial career with the Orioles, Earl Weaver crafted 1,480 winning batting orders. Arguably none was as impressive as the lineup that honored him Saturday. A star-studded collection of players, team representatives, and baseball...
  • The Sun Remembers: July 7-13

    The Sun Remembers: July 7-13
    July 7, 1996: Boston's Mo Vaughn hits a three-run, game-winning home run off Orioles closer Randy Myers in the ninth inning before an announced 47,532 at Camden Yards. The 7-5 loss to the Red Sox ends an impressive streak for the playoff-bound Birds, who'...
  • 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...
  • The Sun Remembers: July 29-August 4

    The Sun Remembers: July 29-August 4
    Aug. 4, 1996: Earl Weaver, the irascible Orioles manager who led the club to 1,480 victories, four American League pennants and the 1970 world championship, is enshrined in the Baseball Hall of Fame. "I'm proud of my record," Weaver tells the crowd in...