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  • As Orioles play in tonight's Civil Rights Game, fight for equal footing remains

    As Orioles play in tonight's Civil Rights Game, fight for equal footing remains
    HOUSTON – When he became the first black manager in the Major Leagues the 1975 as a player/manager with the Cleveland Indians, Orioles Hall of Famer Frank Robinson was shocked to see that the Indians still specified a player’s race on their scouting reports.
  • Wayne Kirby, others look forward to Orioles' matchup with Astros in Civil Rights Game

    Wayne Kirby, others look forward to Orioles' matchup with Astros in Civil Rights Game
    Ask Orioles first base coach Wayne Kirby about April 15, 1997, and the former Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder's eyes will spark as he recalls his days playing in the major leagues. On that day, the 50th anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking major...

    Orioles to wear Negro League throwbacks for Civil Rights Game

    Orioles to wear Negro League throwbacks for Civil Rights Game
    The Orioles will be wearing the road grays of the Negro League Baltimore Elite Giants when they travel to Houston to play the Astros in MLB's eighth annual Civil Rights Game on May 30. The team tweeted out a picture of the jersey Wednesday morning,...

    Damien Berry's, Jamie Sharper's Super Bowl rings sold at auction

    Damien Berry's, Jamie Sharper's Super Bowl rings sold at auction
    Former Ravens running back Damien Berry's Super Bowl XLVII ring has been sold for $43,008, according to Goldin Auctions. A former reserve player from the University of Miami who spent the 2012 season on injured reserve, Berry sold his ring and it was...

    Orioles center fielder Adam Jones would welcome Burnett as teammate

    Orioles center fielder Adam Jones would welcome Burnett as teammate
    Even though center fielder Adam Jones said he believes the Orioles already have the pieces to be competitive in the American League East in 2014, he won't hesitate to knock on starting pitcher A.J. Burnett's door in Monkton bearing gifts if it means the...