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  • Final salute to Ripken

    The mayor named a street after him. A former president called him the best running story in baseball. A sell-out throng cheered his every move, lighting the sky with flashbulbs and the glint of metallic confetti, chanting, "Thank you, Cal." Cal Ripken...
  • Dawn of a new day for ex-Expos in D.C.

    VIERA, Fla. - Frank Robinson clasps his hands behind his head, leans back on his desk chair and begins telling reporters about the progress of a relief pitcher when he's interrupted by laughter. In the room connecting to Robinson's spring training...
  • Schilling supports Robinson position

    For the second time in two days, a high-profile member of the baseball community has blasted Orioles first baseman Rafael Palmeiro, questioning the validity of his impressive statistics. One day after Hall of Famer Frank Robinson said Palmeiro's...
  • With grit and talent, Ripken rose above crowd

    Cal Ripken just wanted to play the game. He followed in the spike marks of his father and hoped to emulate boyhood idol Brooks Robinson, but ended up creating a legend all his own. Ripken redefined the shortstop position, unhorsed one of the most revered...
  • Study was his swing factor

    If Eddie Murray made it look easy, then he can add illusionist to his long list of baseball skills. There was nothing simple about the way he approached hitting. Lesser batsmen may insist that it comes down to one fundamental equation - see the ball, hit...
  • '96 was balm in healing process

    WILL they chant his name in Cooperstown, the way they used to at Memorial Stadium, when the quiet kid out of Los Angeles took over first base for the Orioles, then never stopped producing hits and homers and runs, all the way back to Camden Yards? Will...
  • Maker of magical moments leaves imprint for all time

    Like everyone else, Mike Flanagan carries a moment, a flash that offers an indelible impression of Cal Ripken, his former teammate who grew to become, as Ripken's younger brother Bill liked to say, "the biggest man in the game." The moment was Aug. 9, 51...
  • Robinson is Expo only in uniform

    JUPITER, Fla. - Hall of Famer Frank Robinson looks so trim in his new Montreal Expos uniform that it's difficult to believe he is 66 years old or that he has spent nearly a half-century in professional baseball. Indeed, he looks so good - so energized to...
  • F. Robinson manages 900th win

    Brian Schneider hit a three-run homer, and the Montreal Expos connected four times off Jose Lima in beating the visiting Los Angeles Dodgers, 6-3, last night. Montreal manager Frank Robinson, a Hall of Fame player who spent six of his 21 seasons as a...
  • 'Why Not?' year opens with bang as O's rebound

    Eighth of a series recounting Cal Ripken's 20 major-league seasons. The healing began with one swing. Cal Ripken's bat met a Roger Clemens fastball, and more than a two-run deficit disappeared. So did the possibility of repeating the previous season's...
  • Saying thanks, goodbye to Cal

    Tom Pendleton knew he could make a nice profit by selling his tickets to tonight's game, but for the lifelong Maryland resident and Orioles fan, eBay was never an option. "There was no chance of that," said Pendleton, who was born and raised in Baltimore...
  • Who's the greatest?

    Frank Robinson may have been the most talented player ever to don an Orioles uniform, but there are several other former Orioles who can lay claim to the title of The Greatest Oriole: Cal Ripken The Iron Man shortstop broke Lou Gehrig's supposedly...