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  • Cal Ripken Jr. to have bronze statue unveiled at Camden Yards

    Cal Ripken Jr. to have bronze statue unveiled at Camden Yards
    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...
  • Orioles and Rays Opening Day lineups

    Orioles and Rays Opening Day lineups
    Orioles lineup for Tuesday: Nick Markakis RF, Manny Machado 3B, Adam Jones CF, Matt Wieters C, Chris Davis 1B, J.J. Hardy SS, Nolan Reimold LF, Steve Pearce DH, Brian Roberts 2B. Jason Hammel, P. Rays lineup: Desmond Jennings CF, Sam Fuld RF, Ben...
  • Aegis editorial says Ripken statue unveiling is sweeter because the O's are winning

    Here it is September and not only are the Baltimore Orioles in contention for post-season play for the first time in nearly a generation, as of mid-week they were tied for first place with the New York Yankees. What a fitting backdrop this Orioles team...
  • The Sun Remembers: Nov. 25-Dec. 2

    The Sun Remembers: Nov. 25-Dec. 2
    Nov. 26, 2000: In a 44-7 victory over the visiting Cleveland Browns, the Ravens (9-4) score more points than they did in all of five games during October. Jamal Lewis rushes for 170 yards, Trent Dilfer passes for two touchdowns and Matt Stover kicks three...
  • Orioles and other teams slow to jump into offseason spending

    Orioles and other teams slow to jump into offseason spending
    Baseball’s winter meetings begin in earnest Monday, and this was supposed to be the year that a lot of the impact signings were made before the sport’s annual powwow. The thought was that changes in compensation for free agents would...
  • Lee MacPhail, former Orioles general manager, dies at 95

    Lee MacPhail, a Hall of Fame baseball executive who served as the Orioles' general manager from 1959 to 1965, died Thursday evening at his home in Delray Beach, Fla. He was 95. Mr. MacPhail, who was elected to the Hall of Fame in 1998, represented the...
  • Ripken statue unveiled during Thursday ceremony at packed Camden Yards

    If the term "mob scene" could be applied to a joyous event, such as that of a beloved local ballplayer being immortalized with a bronze statue of his likeness being installed at the park where he spent half of his Hall of Fame career, then the scene at...
  • The Sun Remembers: Oct. 7-13

    The Sun Remembers: Oct. 7-13
    Oct. 13, 1996: In the first contest between the Ravens and the team that deserted Baltimore nearly 13 years earlier, Indianapolis prevails, 26-21. Vinny Testaverde throws for three touchdowns for the Ravens, but quarterback Jim Harbaugh leads the Colts to...
  • Ex-Orioles reserve outfielder Dave May dies at 68

    Paul Blair remembers Dave May, who broke into baseball with the Orioles and spent 3-1/2 seasons here, as a skilled outfielder who was in the right place, but at the wrong time. "Unfortunately, when he got here (in 1967), there wasn't any room for him...
  • '79 Orioles recall one of the coldest World Series games

    '79 Orioles recall one of the coldest World Series games
    How cold will it be Saturday night, when the Detroit Tigers and San Francisco Giants meet in the Motor City for Game 3 of the World Series? Forty-three degrees, with temperatures dipping into the upper 30s by game's end, predicts meteorologist Jim...
  • Orioles to hold public ceremony for Earl Weaver on April 20 at 2 p.m.

    Orioles to hold public ceremony for Earl Weaver on April 20 at 2 p.m.
    The Orioles plan to hold a “public celebration of life” for former manager Earl Weaver at Camden Yards on April 20 at 2 p.m., the team announced Tuesday. The Hall of Famer died in January at the age of 82. The event, called “A...
  • Percy Nicholson, owned dry cleaners

    Percy Nicholson, owned dry cleaners
    Percy Nicholson, a retired co-owner of two West Baltimore cleaning establishments where he cared for the clothing of African-American performers who played the fabled Royal Theatre, died Monday of heart failure at Manor Care Falls Road. The Ashburton...