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Lou Gehrig

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  • 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...
  • Fans learn the art of pencil-and-paper baseball scorekeeping

    Fans learn the art of pencil-and-paper baseball scorekeeping
    Lara Hall's husband, Jay Hood, recently bought her diamonds for her birthday — baseball diamonds, printed on the pages of a vintage scorebook from the 1960s. The book, an unused Houston Colt .45s scorekeeping manual, cost Hood about $5 on eBay. For...
  • New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter chasing 3,000

    New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter chasing 3,000
    He is Mr. November, and every other month in which Major League Baseball is played. He has more hits than Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig, a higher career batting average than Mickey Mantle and a higher postseason average than Joe DiMaggio. And it won't be...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Small-town Jimmie Foxx brought big-time power

    Small-town Jimmie Foxx brought big-time power
    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...
  • Eldersburg man celebrates golden anniversary as Orioles usher

    Eldersburg man celebrates golden anniversary as Orioles usher
    For the past five decades, Gordon Huggins has enjoyed one of the best views in the house. As an usher for the Baltimore Orioles at Memorial Stadium and Oriole Park at Camden Yards, he has witnessed six World Series,Cal Ripken Jr.'s record-setting 2,...
  • Baseball: 50 years an Oriole usher and a lifetime of memories

    For the past five decades, Gordon Huggins has enjoyed one of the best views in the house. As an usher for the Baltimore Orioles at Memorial Stadium and Oriole Park at Camden Yards, he has witnessed six World Series,Cal Ripken Jr.'s record-setting 2,131st...
  • Prosecutor uses memorabilia to help witnesses, victims relax

    Prosecutor uses memorabilia to help witnesses, victims relax
    When he and his staff moved back into their offices in the Carroll Building last year after a renovation, Howard County State's Attorney Dario Broccolino noticed how bare the walls were and how lifeless the place seemed. It had been a while since the...
  • Baseball diplomacy: Ripken hosts Japanese teens

    Baseball diplomacy: Ripken hosts Japanese teens
    Thinking backon his efforts as an ambassador of baseball, Cal Ripken Jr. recalled howthe teens he worked with in Nicaragua were so excited it was impossible to corral them into groups, while the kids in China were so reserved it was hard to get them out...
  • What they're saying about the Ravens: QB battle, Rice's playing time and more

    Here's a look at recent national media coverage of the Ravens: • ESPN.com's James Walker says Troy Smith has a chance to grab the starting quarterback job after Kyle Boller's struggles in the first preseason game against the New England Patriots:...