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  • Beer, baseball and Baltimore

    Beer, baseball and Baltimore
    This is a tale about Baltimore beer barons, the owner of the Washington Senators, a silver bullet, and how the Orioles got to Baltimore. Now, with the O's generating a buzz as they fight for first place in the American League East and prepare to meet the Washington Nationals for a weekend series in D.C., it seems like a good time to spin it.
  • A Matter of Territory

    Fifty years ago, the baseball shoe was on the other foot. The Washington Senators ruled the Baltimore-Washington area, and they had to be romanced and remunerated to agree to allow the St. Louis Browns to become the Baltimore Orioles. Now, Washington...

    Back in the bigs

    First in a series of occasional articles on the Orioles' five decades in Baltimore. In a March 1953 meeting in Tampa, Fla., the owners of the eight American League franchises rejected Bill Veeck's plan to move his downtrodden St. Louis Browns to...

    Harmon Killebrew dies at 74; Hall of Famer was one of baseball's premier home-run hitters

    Harmon Killebrew dies at 74; Hall of Famer was one of baseball's premier home-run hitters
    Harmon Killebrew, a Hall of Fame slugger who became one of baseball's premier home-run hitters with the Minnesota Twins, has died. He was 74. Killebrew died Tuesday of cancer at his home in Scottsdale, Ariz., the Twins announced. He said in December that...

    Sports Legend Revealed: Did a female pitcher strike out Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig?

    BASEBALL LEGEND: A female baseball pitcher struck out Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig back-to-back! STATUS: True. Joe Engel was associated with Clark Griffith for nearly his entire professional career (Engel's career ended about eight years after Griffith passed...