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The Baltimore SunEach Wednesday, blogger Matt Vensel will highlight five statistics that really mean something for the Orioles. seven -- the number of Orioles hitters who struck out 100 or more times in 2012, the most in baseball history. The Orioles swung for the...
Sixty miles east of Babe Ruth's birthplace, in the drowsy town of Sudlersville (population 497), stands a statue of the other great slugger from Maryland's past. But you'll have to stop at the town's only red light, corner of Church and Main, to view...
Tags: Baltimore City College, Lou Gehrig, Lefty Gomez, Sculpture, Arts
Driving home Wednesday night after the Al Cesky Awards Banquet, I tuned my car radio to 90.5 WKHS's Ace and The Brain Show (Wednesdays, 8 to 10 p.m, a fine, commercial-free sports/music program that you should check out), and heard an obscure baseball...
Tags: Johnny Unitas, Radio, Don DeLillo, Al Kaline, Radio Industry
Organizers of the Maryland State Athletic Hall of Fame are looking for ways to rejuvenate a proud institution that has been around since 1956. They're hoping this helps: one of the Hall's most star-studded classes will be inducted at an upcoming ceremony...
It's the most recognizable digit in Baltimore. Authorities said that didn't dissuade four young men from ripping Cal Ripken Jr.'s 3 1/2 -foot-tall aluminum number 8 off its base in front of Camden Yards Tuesday night, throwing it into the back of a...
BASKETBALL: Naismith Memorial George Hepbron, Still Pond // A friend of the game's inventor, James Naismith, Hepbron is credited with writing the first book about basketball (How to Play Basketball), as well as creating interpretations of many of the...
Sun reporterJohn Steadman, who chronicled the Maryland sports scene in his newspaper columns, books and commentaries in a career that spanned seven decades, died of cancer yesterday at a Towson hospice. He was 73. A one-time minor-league baseball player, Mr....
Special to Baltimoresun.comWhile you may be coming to Maryland to earn your fame and fortune, the majority of the Free State natives listed below took their talents elsewhere. The exceptions are marked with asterisks. Actors/actresses Bess Armstrong, John Astin, John Wilkes Booth,...
The Phillies FilesIf you're wondering just how much respect Jim Thome's teammates have for him, this just about says it all. After Thome hit a pinch-hit, walk-off home run in the bottom of the ninth inning that gave the Phillies a 7-6......
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