| May 1, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Former second baseman Roberto Alomar isn’t positive that 1996 was his greatest season as a big leaguer, but he knows that first year as an Oriole had to be among the highlights of his Hall of Fame career.
“Numbers-wise, I can maybe say yes,...
| May 1, 2013
| 12:39 PM
Former Baltimore Sun Orioles writer Buster Olney told me back in the 1990s that he thought Roberto Alomar was the best all-around player in the game. I don't think I fully agreed with him at the time, but he definitely wasn't very far from correct.
| Apr 23, 2013
| 2:18 PM
Two Hall of Famers came before the Harford County Board of Education Monday, but neither had played for the Orioles or the Ravens – although one of them once coached an Oriole who is in the Baseball Hall of Fame.
Regardless, each were heroes to...
| 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....
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 8:50 AM
Louis Mortimer Sleater, a standout high school athlete who ended his seven-year major league pitching career with the Baltimore Orioles and was later a steel salesman, died of lung disease Monday at his Timonium home. He was 86.
| Feb 27, 2013
| 12:38 PM
Howard Thomas "Has" Sachs, a retired Crown Cork and Seal manager and a coach, died of Alzheimer's disease complications Feb. 24 at Anne Arundel Medical Center. He was 77 and lived in Pasadena.
Born in Baltimore and raised on Sidney Avenue in Westport, he...
| 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...