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Lou Gehrig

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  • Can Baltimore's 'Ball Boys' be the next 'Pawn Stars?'

    Can Baltimore's 'Ball Boys' be the next 'Pawn Stars?'
    The new ABC reality TV series "Ball Boys" opens with the motto: "Every great moment in sports leaves something behind." This network series set in a Baltimore sports memorabilia shop tells the stories of what happens to some of the stuff left behind....
  • More bonus material from the Sun Mag: Cal and Brady

    More bonus material from the Sun Mag: Cal and Brady
        If you're a subscriber to the print edition of The Sun, and I hope you are because it gives you the full SchmuckStop experience, the new Sun Magazine should be on your porch right now with the big spread on Brady Anderson.     It looks great and...
  • Bits & Pieces: Mundy now an assistant coach for the Yale women's lacrosse team

    Our county has produced more than its share of athletes who have gone on from high school to excel in college and beyond. Alexandra Mundy has to be on the top of any list that records sports achievement. Alex, a 2006 Glenelg High School graduate and an...
  • Volunteers paint White Hall house to help owner who has ALS

    Volunteers paint White Hall house to help owner who has ALS
    Michelle and Matt O'Reilly knew their 134-year-old house in White Hall needed painting, but they have been concerned about the cost. They've had astronomical medical expenses for the past 18 months after Matt, 41, became debilitated by Lyme disease. He...
  • Vi Ripken continues to give back to Aberdeen

    On Friday, Harford magazine interviewed Violet "Vi" Ripken for a feature story in the October issue. During the conversation, Ripken discussed her volunteer work with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Harford County, which she's been involved with for years. Here...
  • The Sun Remembers: July 29-August 4

    The Sun Remembers: July 29-August 4
    Aug. 4, 1996: Earl Weaver, the irascible Orioles manager who led the club to 1,480 victories, four American League pennants and the 1970 world championship, is enshrined in the Baseball Hall of Fame. "I'm proud of my record," Weaver tells the crowd in...
  • Michael Phelps stands alone at the top

    Michael Phelps stands alone at the top
    It could have been a little more dramatic. Michael Phelps could have made us wait until the weekend to watch him win his historic 19th medal and become the most-decorated athlete in the modern history of the Olympic Games, but no matter. Baltimore's...
  • "Ed-die!" chanted again in Baltimore -- the way it always should have been

    "Ed-die!" chanted again in Baltimore -- the way it always should have been
    The rain would not come for another hour, so Hall of Famer Eddie Murray had to settle for bathing in the affection of his close friends and the large gathering of fans who crowded into Legends Park to see his statue unveiled on Saturday. Maybe time...
  • Cal Ripken Jr. auctioning off the truck he drove to the ballpark when he broke Gehrig's streak

    Cal Ripken Jr. auctioning off the truck he drove to the ballpark when he broke Gehrig's streak
    Cal Ripken Jr.announced today that he'll be auctioning off the 1994 Chevy Suburban that he drove for several years during his Hall of Fame career with the Orioles.  Ripken drove the truck to Camden Yards the nights he tied and broke Lou Gehrig’s...
  • Sports columnist: A moment that wrote itself

    Sports columnist: A moment that wrote itself
    The date — Sept. 6, 1995 — had been circled on calendars, not just in Baltimore, but throughout the country. The countdown for the Orioles' Cal Ripken Jr. to break Lou Gehrig's consecutive-games record had gone on for months. And yet, if I...
  • One-on-One with Peter Schmuck: Cal Ripken Jr.

    One-on-One with Peter Schmuck: Cal Ripken Jr.
    It's hard to believe, but the fresh-faced kid who burst into the Orioles lineup in 1982, caught the final out of the World Series in 1983 and broke Lou Gehrig's supposedly unbreakable consecutive games record in 1995 has reached the half-century mark. Cal...
  • Ripken to visit South Africa in envoy role

    Cal Ripken Jr.'s personal mission to teach baseball to children around the world will continue next spring, when the Hall of Fame Oriole and other Ripken Baseball representatives visit South Africa. It will be the second time in about 18 months that...