| Oct 1, 2012
| 6:34 PM
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...
| Jul 29, 2012
| 9:31 AM
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...
| Aug 5, 2012
| 6:30 PM
Aug. 6, 1990: Right-hander Jim Palmer, the Orioles' winningest pitcher ever, is inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y., after being voted in on the first ballot. "Am I as good as a lot of pitchers here? Probably not," says Palmer,...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 2:48 PM
Between two games at this year's Cal Ripken World Series Monday night, a legendary member of the Baltimore Orioles family, a man with an unbroken string of work days that makes Cal Ripken Jr.'s consecutive games streak look short in comparison, was...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 1:23 PM
Monday began a new day in Aberdeen IronBirds history as the Class 'A' short season affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles unveiled a new team logo, a logo that Bill Ripken says, 'looks mad, looks aggressive."
Ripken, co-founder and executive vice...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 8:17 AM
The IronBirds are settling into the 2013 season and after starting their campaign with five straight losses, are battling back toward the .500 mark.
Following Monday's 1-0, 13-inning victory over Hudson Valley, Aberdeen (6-8) was holding third place...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 8:18 AM
Since the news broke that baseball union pioneer Marvin Miller passed away this week, there has been a growing media chorus advocating his induction in the National Baseball Hall of Fame.
It certainly is long overdue.
Miller changed baseball for the...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 2:02 PM
Dr. Joshua Breschkin, a retired optometrist whose early work with contact lenses earned him the respect of well-known Baltimore Colts and Orioles players, died of stroke complications Nov. 6 at his Cross Keys home. He was 94.
"He saved my career in pro...
| Mar 3, 2013
| 12:51 PM
March 4, 2006: The Maryland women's basketball team ends a 14-game losing streak to Duke by defeating the Blue Devils, 78-70, in the semifinals of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament. The teams will meet again in the NCAA final with Maryland (34-4)...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 7:38 AM
The Orioles plan to hold a “public celebration of life” for former manager Earl Weaver at Camden Yards on April 20 at 2 p.m., the team announced Tuesday.
The Hall of Famer died in January at the age of 82.
The event, called “A...
| Oct 14, 2012
| 1:03 PM
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...
| Apr 13, 2013
| 12:38 PM
Hoping to allow more fans to honor late manager Earl Weaver, the Orioles are pushing back their "A Celebration of Earl" to 6 p.m. on Saturday April 20.
The event, to be held at Camden Yards, had initially been scheduled to start at 2 p.m. that day....