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Introducing the Mount Rushmore of Maryland sports

Introducing the Mount Rushmore of Maryland sports

When The Baltimore Sun and Babe Ruth Museum teamed up to create the Mount Rushmore of Maryland sports, the goal was to identify the state’s four most enduring athletic icons.

As it turns out, that’s not as easy as it sounds. After a group of local sports experts and online voting helped winnow a group of about 250 contenders to 10 finalists, the Mount Rushmore committee could not settle on just four athletes. So it went with six: Ray Lewis, Michael Phelps, Cal Ripken Jr., Brooks Robinson, Babe Ruth and Johnny Unitas.

The Babe Ruth Museum exhibit honoring...

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