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Baltimore native, legendary GM John Schuerholz voted into Baseball Hall of Fame

Baltimore native, legendary GM John Schuerholz voted into Baseball Hall of Fame

Five decades ago, Baltimore native John Schuerholz was an eighth-grade English and world geography teacher at North Point Junior High in Dundalk when he spent a free period penning a letter to Orioles owner Jerold Hoffberger, the opening act to what on Sunday afternoon officially became a Hall of Fame career.

The letter eventually landed Schuerholz a job with the Orioles, an opportunity that launched one of the most successful careers for a general manager in this era. In 26 years as GM of the Kansas City Royals and Atlanta Braves, 20 of Schuerholz’s teams won division titles, including two World Series championships. Schuerholz was the first GM to win World Series titles in...

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