| 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,...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 4:05 PM
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...
| 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.
| Sep 4, 2012
| 3:15 PM
A little before his former team takes the field for an important game Thursday night against the New York Yankees, Hall of Fame shortstop Cal Ripken Jr., Harford County's most famous athlete, will be further immortalized, as a bronze statue of his...
| 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...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 12:29 PM
Former Cincinnati Reds shortstop Barry Larkin, who at times was overshadowed at the position by his contemporary -- the Orioles’ Cal Ripken Jr. -- was elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame this afternoon.
Larkin, in his second year of...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 10:35 AM
SARASOTA, Fla. -- Roughly a dozen years after he fled the Orioles for the greener pastures of the rival New York Yankees, leaving behind a bitter fan base and a franchise that hasn't been competitive since, Mike Mussina will return to Baltimore this...
| Jun 30, 2012
| 12:50 PM
Hall-of-Famer Eddie Murray declined all comment when asked Saturday about being investigated by the federal government as part of an insider trading operation that involved Murray’s former Orioles teammate Doug DeCinces.
Murray has not been charged...
| Jun 30, 2012
| 3:28 PM
Hall of Fame manager Earl Weaver took a long look at the larger-than-life bronze likeness of himself that was unveiled at Camden Yards on Saturday and expressed his heartfelt gratitude to the people who made it possible.
"My thanks to Mr. Angelos and the...
| Oct 22, 2011
| 11:25 AM
One of this town’s all-time sports greats joined Babe Ruth and Johnny Unitas today as athletes immortalized with statues in Baltimore.
And with the grace that made him perhaps the best defensive third baseman in the history of baseball, former...
| Aug 19, 2011
| 2:30 PM
It doesn't seem like it's been all that long since the days when Aberdeen, to folks who lived elsewhere, was synonymous with Aberdeen Proving Ground and little else.
Though the post remains a cornerstone of the community's economy, when it comes to being...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 5:01 PM
Right-hander Jeremy Guthrie is trying to decide whether he should keep the only uniform number he has known as an Oriole, No. 46, or switch to something else to honor the late Mike Flanagan.
And Guthrie wants as much feedback as possible.
"I really just...