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  • Boston's 'Pesky Pole' trips Orioles

    Boston's 'Pesky Pole' trips Orioles
    They call the right-field foul pole at Fenway Park the “Pesky Pole” after Red Sox great Johnny Pesky, who was honored after the game with a ballpark memorial service that drew about a thousand admirers and featured several dozen former Red Sox players, including Roger Clemens, Jim Rice and Carlton Fisk.
  • Orioles battle Pesky Pole at Fenway Park

    Orioles battle Pesky Pole at Fenway Park
    The Pesky Pole got the best of the Orioles on Sunday afternoon. In the Orioles' 2-1 loss to the Red Sox at Fenway Park, the 100-year-old ballpark's fabled right-field corner played a huge part in two key plays. With the tying run on first in the top...

    Popes and home runs

    Popes and home runs
    Baltimore is a rather Catholic town; if you ever lived here you know that. I was born and raised an Irish Catholic in Baltimore; if you frequent this blog you may have known that. Baseball is the ultimate sport for bizarre connections to history. No...

    Commentary: Throwing out some thoughts after IronBirds media day frenzy

    Attending Tuesday afternoon's IronBirds Media Day at Ripken Stadium was, as always, interesting. There's a real sense of urgency in the air, as players scramble around the club level, giving interviews, filling out questionnaires and just generally try...

    '83 crown wasn't only feather in Ripken cap

    The second of a series recounting Cal Ripken's 20 major-league seasons. The curtain to the 1983 season lowered on the careers of three future Hall of Famers: catcher Johnny Bench, pitcher Gaylord Perry and outfielder Carl Yastrzemski. It opened wide...