Revisiting the heyday of department stores and five-and-dimes

Mike Flanagan

In Buck we still trust

In Buck we still trust

In Rochester, N.Y., we watch the Baltimore Orioles with great interest. Perhaps it is the 40-year affiliation our Triple A Rochester Red Wings had. During that time, we learned the Oriole Way — specifically, that a team of professional ballplayers can represent their community with a standard that makes us proud.

Certainly, Buck Showalter has reminded us of this, more so than anyone in the 20 years that preceded his time as team manager ("Showalter erred by not using Britton but that's not the only reason Orioles lost wild-card game," Oct. 5). We remember what...