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  • The Sun Remembers: Oct. 14-20

    The Sun Remembers: Oct. 14-20
    Oct. 16, 1983: The Orioles win their third and most recent World Series as Scott McGregor pitches a five-hitter to beat the Phillies, 5-0, in Game 5 in Philadelphia. First baseman Eddie Murray ends a slump by hitting two home runs. Catcher Rick Dempsey, a...
  • Orioles magic more ritual than superstition

    Orioles magic more ritual than superstition
    Zach Phillips keeps a few lucky quarters in his pocket. Pedro Strop wears Ninja Turtle boxers. And Jason Hammel — well, it got so extreme that he had to swear off the whole superstition thing. It was, he says, a distraction. "Yeah, I've actually...
  • Looking back: Rocky Colavito hit 4 homers against Orioles in 1959

    Looking back: Rocky Colavito hit 4 homers against Orioles in 1959
    Before the Texas Rangers' Josh Hamilton did it Tuesday night, the Cleveland Indians' Rocky Colavito was the only player to hit four home runs in a game against the Orioles. Colavito went deep four times at Memorial Stadium on June 10, 1959. Here's a story...
  • Small-town Jimmie Foxx brought big-time power

    Small-town Jimmie Foxx brought big-time power
    Sixty miles east of Babe Ruth's birthplace, in the drowsy town of Sudlersville (population 497), stands a statue of the other great slugger from Maryland's past. But you'll have to stop at the town's only red light, corner of Church and Main, to view...
  • Baseball: Calvert Hall grad Blair on shortstop watch list

    Calvert Hall grad Pat Blair, now a junior at Wake Forest University, has been named to the first 2012 Brooks Wallace Shortstop of the Year watch list, as announced by the College Baseball Hall of Fame on Thursday. The Wallace Award, sponsored by Mizuno,...
  • Chris Davis' cleats heading to Sports Legends Museum, hat to Cooperstown

    Chris Davis' cleats heading to Sports Legends Museum, hat to Cooperstown
    Before the Orioles left for their first road trip of the season, first baseman Chris Davis and some Orioles teammates visited the Sports Legends Museum at Camden Yards to learn more about Baltimore’s rich baseball history. Now, the cleats Davis...
  • Eldersburg man celebrates golden anniversary as Orioles usher

    Eldersburg man celebrates golden anniversary as Orioles usher
    For the past five decades, Gordon Huggins has enjoyed one of the best views in the house. As an usher for the Baltimore Orioles at Memorial Stadium and Oriole Park at Camden Yards, he has witnessed six World Series,Cal Ripken Jr.'s record-setting 2,...
  • Sports lists: People love 'em, but they cause a lot of fuss

    Driving home Wednesday night after the Al Cesky Awards Banquet, I tuned my car radio to 90.5 WKHS's Ace and The Brain Show (Wednesdays, 8 to 10 p.m, a fine, commercial-free sports/music program that you should check out), and heard an obscure baseball...
  • Top 175 athletes list left a few out

    Congrats to Mike Klingaman and staff at The Sun for the job they did in compiling the top 175 greatest athletes in Maryland history. I noticed several glaring omissions, however. Y.A. Tittleplayed two years for the All-American Football Conference...
  • The Sun Remembers: July 22-28

    The Sun Remembers: July 22-28
    July 27, 2003: On an overcast day in Cooperstown, N.Y., former Orioles slugger Eddie Murray is enshrined in the Baseball Hall of Fame and gives a heartfelt speech to the crowd of 18,000. "I had a dream as a kid, and I actually lived that dream," says...
  • Some random Orioles thoughts (Flanagan, Ripken, Mussina, Dauer, Flaherty, Marin)

    Some random Orioles thoughts (Flanagan, Ripken, Mussina, Dauer, Flaherty, Marin)
    Today marks the one-year anniversary of the death of Mike Flanagan at his home in Monkton. He would be 60 years old. My thoughts are with his family and friends. Suicide is an exceptionally difficult issue for survivors to deal with. From my personal...
  • Mike Mussina remembers his Orioles years with fondness

    Mike Mussina remembers his Orioles years with fondness
    Mike Mussina is now four years into retirement. He sports a salt-and-pepper goatee. His days include coaching his two sons in baseball and basketball. Happy with life after baseball, Mussina remains in his hometown of Mountoursville, Pa., just three...