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  • Thinking about Frank Robinson, a day later

    Thinking about Frank Robinson, a day later
    Before I get into this, remember, it’s an opinion from a guy who never saw Frank Robinson play. If I did, I don’t recall specifically. But I would have been about 5 or 6 and he would have been a player-manager in Cleveland. So I don’t...
  • There's still a chance to rank The Sun's Top 10 athletes

    There's still a chance to rank The Sun's Top 10 athletes
    There are just a few days left to help us decide how to rank our final Top 10 athletes on our list of 175 top athletes we've been unveiling every Sunday as part of the newspaper's special anniversary. You tell us who should be No. 1. Is it Michael...
  • 15 years after split, a chance for Peter Angelos, Davey Johnson to patch things up

    15 years after split, a chance for Peter Angelos, Davey Johnson to patch things up
    Davey Johnson hadn't owned a home in more than a decade. But soon after being hired by the Orioles in 1995, he defied baseball managers' conventional logic by buying — rather than renting — a ranch house on the north side of Loch Raven...
  • Thoughts on the Peter Angelos-Davey Johnson relationship

    Thoughts on the Peter Angelos-Davey Johnson relationship
    There is no Red Sox- or Cubs-style curse on the Orioles – nothing involving Babe Ruth, “No, No, Nanette” or a malodorous goat. At least not that I know of. But we all know the Orioles haven’t won since 1997. That sure was an...
  • A fixture on the mound and in the booth, Palmer to become a permanent part of Camden Yards on Saturday

    A fixture on the mound and in the booth, Palmer to become a permanent part of Camden Yards on Saturday
    Four years into his major league career, Jim Palmer had gone from being a 19-year-old phenom to a World Series hero who outpitched Sandy Koufax before his 21st birthday to a sore-armed 23-year old trying to figure out a suddenly clouded future. Sidelined...
  • Brooks Robinson among those in attendance for Palmer ceremony

    Brooks Robinson among those in attendance for Palmer ceremony
    Jim Palmer is being honored with his sculpture today. Several notables in attendance, none bigger than Brooks Robinson – who has missed the first two celebrations (Earl Weaver and Frank Robinson) due to health reasons. Brooks had his own ceremony...
  • Jim Palmer's sculpture ceremony was pitch perfect

    Jim Palmer's sculpture ceremony was pitch perfect
    The pose was pure Jim Palmer. The ceremony to unveil his sculpture, as you might expect, was pitch perfect. Palmer became the third Orioles great to be immortalized in bronze and put on display in the Garden of Greats behind center field at Camden...
  • Despite sneak peek, Eddie Murray 'speechless' after statue unveiling

    Despite sneak peek, Eddie Murray 'speechless' after statue unveiling
    Two days ago, Orioles Hall of Famer Eddie Murray received a sneak peek of the statue that would be unveiled Saturday in his honor. With the switch-hitting Murray hitting from the left side, crouched low to the ground, bat barrel pointing to the sky in...
  • Orioles salvage series split with 5-3 win over the Royals

    Orioles salvage series split with 5-3 win over the Royals
    The dog days of August don’t usually include three-hour, nine-minute rain delays, but a little more than 12 hours after their game against the Kansas City Royals ended early Sunday morning with a loss, the Orioles were back on the field at Camden...
  • Honor our aging sports heroes while they're still with us

    The Baltimore Orioles organization has done a very honorable job in acknowledging the players and manager who have had a profound impact on molding the team ("Jim Palmer, golden age figure, is now honored in bronze," July 15). The statues of the Jim...
  • Mr. Angelos: Please, enough is enough

    It is difficult to fathom that 20 years ago the crown jewel of Major League Baseball opened its gates to the eager crowds of Baltimore. Camden Yards is the gold standard when it comes to baseball stadiums, offering the look and feel of days gone by...
  • Rivals Gilman and Mount St. Joe will take different approaches in President's Cup final

    Rivals Gilman and Mount St. Joe will take different approaches in President's Cup final
    Players for both Gilman and Mount St. Joseph will be trying to control their emotions Saturday when they meet in a rematch of the inaugural President's Cup final Saturday at Camden Yards. The two long-time Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association...